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Old 03-27-2013, 10:27 PM
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Default On a lighter side.

Anybody need a F1089 elevator pushrod that is precisely one inch too short?
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:45 PM
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Anybody need a F1089 elevator pushrod that is precisely one inch too short?
No problem. Just put in a little extra opposite trim and build on.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:56 PM
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If nobodys is building a chopped 10, I suppose I could make an elk call out of it.
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:44 PM
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Maybe a -14 builder with the shorter -10 style wing?
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:49 PM
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Default Look on the bright side

If you were in the construction business it would be 1'-0 too short. We always burn a foot.
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Old 03-28-2013, 07:51 AM
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Default Just add some PVC and build on.

Pound the PVC inside so its stiffer....
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:13 AM
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It looks like the bellcrank is about 2:1, so you could trim a couple of inches from the F-1091 pushrod and be Ok. The bellcrank wouldn't be vertical in neutral position and you might lose a little 'up' travel but that's fine.
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Old 03-28-2013, 08:56 AM
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Doh! I did a similar thing - I cut the 8' pushrod tube instead of the 6'. That was a nice $50 shipping cost to get a new 8' tube
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:30 AM
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You know how it happens. I use a tape measure for the long stuff and usually clamp it at the one inch mark to get rid of the error in the end hook and slide rivets. Then you forget to add the inch on the other end. Argggh.
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Pound the PVC inside so its stiffer....
That sounds kind of gross.
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:32 AM
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Easy, just buy a pushrod stretcher to pull it back to the correct length. They're sold right next to the bracket stretchers and LH crescent wrenches.
Good luck. Glad I could help....
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