AN42B eye bolts

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PoconoJohn
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AN42B eye bolts

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I plan to use AN42B eye bolts for elevator/rudder hinges. It seems I'll need a grip of 1 1/8". For washers and nuts, I plan to use AN960-10 and AN365-1032A. Will that work?

Thanks!

John C

donbrewer
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Re: AN42B eye bolts

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I have used eyebolts on two aircraft for elevator and rudder hinges. I like them, as they are very strong compared to aluminium. If you use a forstner drill bit, you can recess the base of the eyebolt into the wood and keep the gap between elevator / stabilizer and rudder / vert stab to a minimum. Just make sure the eyebolts are drilled at a true 90 degree. They are rather pricey. Don

PoconoJohn
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Re: AN42B eye bolts

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Hi Don....I like the idea of the Forstner bit. I'll have check that out.

John C

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