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Old 05-30-2017, 06:12 PM
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Default Trim tab hinge question E-721

I was working on my trim tab today and stumbled upon a question for you all. Let me preface this with I am probably thinking too hard about this but need someone to tell me that. As you can see in the picture below I didn't quite get the hinge positioned exactly like the drawing. My hinge was placed so that the trim tab starts with a tab/eyelet on the left; however, when you look at the drawing this first tab/eyelet should be on the elevator. The only thing that this causes is that there will be 18 tab/eyelets on the trim tab and 17 on the elevator side. The drawing actually shows 18 on the elevator and 17 on trim tab. I can't imagine how this would affect anything but maybe you do. Should I replace this hinge or slap my wrist for thinking waaaay too much into this.

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Old 05-30-2017, 08:51 PM
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Default Not an issue

Flip a coin. They had to draw it one way or the other.
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Old 05-30-2017, 08:51 PM
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I can't think of any reason that would cause a problem, but a quick email to Van's support would ease your mind for sure.
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Old 05-31-2017, 04:27 PM
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Just as suspected Van's response is "Eyelet location is not important, build on". Thanks for the replies.
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