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jubal_sackett
 Post subject: 528 Fuel Tank Support
PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:44 pm 
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I am preparing to start fab on T18 Fuel Tank Supports and found the attached diagram with a mod for pedal interference in the newsletter archive. Before getting too far into the fab thought I should ask if a consensus was developed on how to deal with the interference? I am using A-528R as my reference.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 1:20 am 
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I did not find that I needed to make the mod. I also have the removable floor, so checking the fit and later modifications would be easier.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 12:46 pm 
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I expect the removable floor has many benefits. I will put on my list. Since you didn't need the mod, is the interference more of a potential mechanical tolerance build up or is it a shoe size issue?

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:37 pm 
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I think it assumes a fully compressed master cylinder, something that shouldn't happen. The length of your rudder cables can influence rudder pedal travel.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 4:00 pm 
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Thanks for the insight, Bob

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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 6:24 pm 
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For whatever its worth, neither my flying plane nor my project have the rudder pedal/tank support interference issue.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:50 pm 
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Thanks for the data point Ryan.

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