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Robb777
 Post subject: AN bolts
PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:28 am 
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I am replacing the pins in my folding wing with AN bolts. For those who have done this already. How were you able to gain access to torque the nuts? There isn't much room once the wing is in place.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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fytrplt
 Post subject: Re: AN bolts
PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:09 pm 
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I built my access cover a little longer so I could get to the back side with a box wrench. Torque as required from the tables for this size bolt is way too much. I use thin self locking nuts. Turn the nut and not the bolt as you will gall the bolt/holes if you turn the bolt in the holes. Where did you obtain the bolts; others would like to know.

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Hagle347
 Post subject: Re: AN bolts
PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:08 pm 
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Hi guys, having the need for some AN9 bolts for 66WT- I did a search and found some at spencer aircraft in Washington state.
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The 4 I ordered should arrive by mid week and I'll let you know what I think. Service was good as I got a phone call to verify that I had ordered the bolts . They also confirmed the nut size as the ones I chose were not the right ones for the AN9 bolts.
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Rich Brazell
 Post subject: Re: AN bolts
PostPosted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:24 pm 
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When it come to AN bolts , I generally order a few extra for spares and should the bolt hole be a close tolerance hole I can try 1 or 2 other bolts to try and improve the fit . The bolts can vary slightly in size . :o

BADA BING , BADA BOOM !

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Robb777
 Post subject: Re: AN bolts
PostPosted: Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:33 pm 
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I ordered mine through Spencers in Washington


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Rich Brazell
 Post subject: Re: AN bolts
PostPosted: Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:34 am 
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Another source that I have used that carries that "odd" sizes is http://www.gen-aircraft-hardware.com located in Paso Robles, CA . ??? BOOM !

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