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Old 08-03-2017, 04:01 PM
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Interested as well. Not a big fan of putting anything near the pedals.

Height doesn't seem like it really matters, inseam is probably a better indication of the need for something.

29" and in Tomkk's -12 with the seat in the forward position, I did not feel comfortable that I could use the brakes effectively. I did feel ok with the rudder stop to stop. Tom set me up with a 1" thick pad to move me forward that came from Abby and it was perfect.
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Old 08-04-2017, 12:49 PM
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I have the Van's extensions and they are great. Very strong, solid and secure. They are bolted on and I never have to worry that they will fall off or loosen.
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Old 08-04-2017, 01:29 PM
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I have the Van's extensions and they are great. Very strong, solid and secure. They are bolted on and I never have to worry that they will fall off or loosen.
Are they bolted by design? How long does it take to get them off? Thanks.
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Old 08-04-2017, 05:45 PM
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My extensions, purchased from Vans in 2016, clamp onto the pedals. Clamping force comes from an integral spring (really hard to explain!). I've used them for 80+ hours without any concerns or loosening. I suspect moving the seat back/cushion forward would produce the same effect.
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Old 08-05-2017, 07:17 AM
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My extensions, purchased from Vans in 2016, clamp onto the pedals. Clamping force comes from an integral spring (really hard to explain!). I've used them for 80+ hours without any concerns or loosening. I suspect moving the seat back/cushion forward would produce the same effect.
Thanks Barry. Are they quickly removed or will removal require wrenching?
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Old 08-05-2017, 08:20 AM
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See: http://www.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/...duct=rudder_ex
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Old 08-07-2017, 11:05 PM
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I use the ones Vans sells. I think they are great. They did come off once before I learned to not put too much pressure on the bottom of the pedal.
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