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Old 03-25-2013, 02:06 PM
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Default Honestly, What would you do?

So while tidying up my wiring getting ready to rivet on the top skin, I end up with this.



I don't like it, but redoing pins, end connectors and bundle ties would take a LOT of time and probably really diminish my motivation.

I'm pretty sure that it would just be ok if I leave it, which I'm leaning towards, but I'm curious what others would do. I'm guessing I'll get a lot of "build on" responses, but I'm sure some you would freak over leaving this be. By the way, it's behind the panel and no will really ever see it, except you folks!
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:09 PM
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If it were me, I'd redo it. Perfectly acceptable I'm sure, but that would drive me crazy.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:29 PM
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Build on. With luck you will never see it again.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:37 PM
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:49 PM
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if it were me I would pull just a little bit of slack out of each wire from between each of your wire ties and Adel clamps to spread out the extra wire length throughout the entire run. (god, I hope that makes sense)
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:50 PM
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As someone that is very familiar with future upgrades...you may end up someday wishing you had a little extra slack in one of them wires!
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:51 PM
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I would get a spool of lacing tape ( http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalo...?clickkey=3874 ) and tie bunches of three or four wires together 1/3rd the distance before and after the apex of the bend. This will give some support to the individual strands and will look half decent.
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:57 PM
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I'd fix it and make it right...

"PREFERRED DISCRETE WIRE HARNESSES
Harnesses exhibit a neatly organized layout, with smooth bends and sufficient stress relief. Connector cable clamps and cable straps are
properly set. NASA-STD-8739.4 [ 19.6.1.e ]"

"ACCEPTABLE UNIFORM CONDUCTOR TENSION
The conductors exhibit uniform tension throughout the length of the harness. No bunching, bowing, looping, kinks, etc.
NASA-STD-8739.4 [ 19.6.1.e.3 ]"
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Old 03-25-2013, 03:36 PM
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if it were me I would pull just a little bit of slack out of each wire from between each of your wire ties and Adel clamps to spread out the extra wire length throughout the entire run.
Yep.

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As someone that is very familiar with future upgrades...you may end up someday wishing you had a little extra slack in one of them wires!
Double yep.
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Yep.



Double yep.

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