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Old 01-26-2021, 02:56 PM
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About to install GMC 507 two axis in my 4. The pitch servo looks straight forward and comes with a kit. Not the roll. With limited space under the floor wondering what is the easiest option. Anyone tried this yet? I have foot wells.
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Old 01-26-2021, 03:19 PM
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Mine is just aft of right footwell. Shoot me an email and I'll pass a pic.

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About to install GMC 507 two axis in my 4. The pitch servo looks straight forward and comes with a kit. Not the roll. With limited space under the floor wondering what is the easiest option. Anyone tried this yet? I have foot wells.
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Old 01-26-2021, 03:42 PM
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This is how I installed my roll servo in the bay behind the foot wells.
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Old 01-26-2021, 04:27 PM
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Thanks for that. How did you attach to the tube? Work well?
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Thanks for that. How did you attach to the tube? Work well?
Started with this. It works great, but this part took a LOT of whittling to make it work and reasonably lightweight. A lathe and milling machine would make easy work of this, but alas I donít have either. If I had to do over, I think I would fab something up out of steel.

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Other options in the forward stick boot area:

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I haven’t done this yet, but if I do add an autopilot, this is where I’ll put the roll servo.
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