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Old 02-13-2018, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike S View Post
The holes appear to be for a nutplate.

Possible a reinforcement for the fiberglass parts, or lead counterweight???
Check the hole spacing, it could be a "two nutplate holder" that replaces the two nuts retaining the rudder lead counterweight.

Weren't some folks having trouble with these nuts coming loose as the lead squished a bit and then had no access to tighten them after assembly?
Gil Alexander
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