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Old 06-10-2010, 01:05 PM
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Default Funny!!

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Hey Paul,
Does Mikey have as much FOD in his underseat bays as Rosie does?
Put over 3000 hours on yours and see how it looks!
Ha!
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Old 06-10-2010, 01:15 PM
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Default I should add to the thread.

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Put over 3000 hours on yours and see how it looks!
Ha!
Mine was located under the right seat, simply to put as much weight as possible on that side since I fly solo and my airplane is trimmed nuetral. I never found a good way to install the manual aileron trim with the servo connections. Perhaps others have.
For those that say you dont need it with an A/P, I found I flew more without my A/P on than off. There was also a subtle but noticeable adjustment when on A/P and the airplane was not in trim.
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Old 06-10-2010, 02:22 PM
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Out in the R wingtip anchored to the last rib, fabbed up the pushrod. Easy to get at to inspect. Why? because I hate to pull the floorboards and it just didn't seem to fit right down there anyway...


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Old 06-10-2010, 02:33 PM
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Default You have to pull them anyway

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Out in the R wingtip anchored to the last rib, fabbed up the pushrod. Easy to get at to inspect. Why? because I hate to pull the floorboards and it just didn't seem to fit right down there anyway...


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at every condition inspection. I have never pulled a wing tip and cant imagine it being easier than floor boards, but hey, to each his own and I have seen both places, as noted, work.
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Old 06-10-2010, 03:09 PM
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Default Oops!

Forgot to include "YMMV"... Sorry
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Old 06-10-2010, 03:31 PM
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Forgot to include "YMMV"... Sorry
,.... IMHO,
sorry Jerry....
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Thanks for all the replies, especially the ones with photos ...

Also just looked at the thread on aileron rigging... Sure wish I had seen some of that info before 'following the plans'... The exit hole for the aileron pushrod on one of my wings is too big... having wrong information on the plans is worse than no information at all!

Hope to hear from some others on their choice of roll servo location & their thoughts on the merits/limitations of the various choices.

Will be at Golden West fly-in Saturday 6/11 (tomorrow), maybe I'll have a chance to talk to some RV-6 builders on this topic?

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Old 06-12-2010, 01:28 AM
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Why? because I hate to pull the floorboards

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But it is a good place to look under once a year.............
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Old 06-12-2010, 10:25 AM
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Thanks for all the replies, especially the ones with photos ...

Also just looked at the thread on aileron rigging... Sure wish I had seen some of that info before 'following the plans'... The exit hole for the aileron pushrod on one of my wings is too big... having wrong information on the plans is worse than no information at all!

Hope to hear from some others on their choice of roll servo location & their thoughts on the merits/limitations of the various choices.

Will be at Golden West fly-in Saturday 6/11 (tomorrow), maybe I'll have a chance to talk to some RV-6 builders on this topic?

Thanks,
Chris
Some thoughts that would apply to any brand of servo:

http://thervjournal.com/navaid.html
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Old 06-12-2010, 11:26 AM
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But it is a good place to look under once a year.............
...which is why God provided me with a hangar neighbor who has a borescope...


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