Rudder and elevator hinges

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Rudder and elevator hinges

Post by stephun »

I'm stuck, I'm in need of hinges for the rudder and elevator.

Can someone point me in a direction to locate some?


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Re: Rudder and elevator hinges

Post by taildrags »

Stephen; as I replied to you by email, I have the cast aluminum hinge parts, but they are not in finished condition. If you have the time and inclination to finish them, or have a buddy or hangar-mate or EAA connection, the parts are not difficult to finish. If you are looking for steel fabrications like what are shown in the plans, I can't help.
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Re: Rudder and elevator hinges

Post by stephunk »

Thank you very much, Oscars.

Money order is in the mail.

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Re: Rudder and elevator hinges

Post by Pappy »

Hi this was my solution to hinges, I cut from a piece of 2 x 2 tubing. made a jig for the drill press both ends and the screw holes are drilled the same distance from the corner.

when you put the hinges on off set the last set in the opposite direction
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