Check those Rudder/Elevator Counter Weight Bolts!
Make sure you are checking that your counter weights are secured and the bolts are tight during your inspections. This one required quite a bit of work to access, but the loose counter weight screws were hanging down and almost ready to jam the rudder
The same precaution holds true for the elevator weights.
This is not the first time I've run into this.
PS: the big cut out was required because there is a bulkhead that had to have holes drilled in it to access the nuts, these tall rudders have these nuts buried pretty good.
Walt Aronow, DFW, TX (52F)
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