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Old 08-12-2022, 08:33 PM
Sanch627 Sanch627 is offline
 
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Default 4 Trim Tab

Has any one had any luck with making little ribs for the trim tab instead of cutting and bending to form the ends.

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Old 08-12-2022, 08:40 PM
Taltruda Taltruda is offline
 
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Lots have done that.. use the word “riblet” in your search..
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Old 08-13-2022, 02:39 PM
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Default I made them on mine

Pretty easy to fab riblets, I used 3/32 csk pop rivets normally used for nut plates for the install .
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