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Old 08-11-2013, 09:19 PM
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Default Tip: Fitting control surface bolts




Fitting elevator and rudder hinge bolts can be frustrating! This tool gives you good control of the bolt and the rubber tubing stops paint chips around the edges of the little "window" through which you are working.
To drill the hole through the hemostat it needs to be firmly clamped in the drillpress vice. Start with a center drill and then enlarge the hole through several sizes to .185" (#13). Remember, use a slow speed and some lubricant for stainless steel.

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Old 08-11-2013, 10:57 PM
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What tool? No photos came through for me.
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Old 08-12-2013, 10:56 PM
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Finally got the photos to work. What a PAIN!!!!!!
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Old 08-12-2013, 11:07 PM
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