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leewwalton
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:47 pm 
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Brent,
I believe it may have been RB that installed a servo on his rudder. I don't mess with the rudder at all, I have the GG rudder trim system in the new airplane and it works just fine. May be a different install with center rudder cables but doable. Basically a nylon clamp that secures one side of the rudder cables.

And yes, leave the original jack-screw trim alone, easy enough to install elect pitch trim with the jack screw in place.

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bfinney
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 8:17 pm 
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Brent,
You have gone over to the dark side. Remember the mouse motor (O290G) credo, simplicate and add lightness.

NOTE: N18JF has an O290G.

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ljkrume
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:50 am 
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Roll trim complete: I love this whiz bang mechanical gizmo stuff - maybe others do too. I think that's why this topic is popular. Gear motor is Frigelli P/N PQ12-100-12-P, good speed with 100:1 Ratio. Cable passes through hinge line and anchored on aileron side. Motor bracke on angle creates clearance in cable for moving balance weight. No wires to bend, no extra weight on aileron, no bending moment.

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Hoov330
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:09 am 
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Les, thats exactly like my set up..........works good lasts long time.


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dan
 Post subject: Re: Aileron trim
PostPosted: Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:04 am 
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Simplicate, & add Lightness.....................I like that, good words to build by, the 0-290 ships can be built light and nimble, I have seen some that can do a good job blistering the sky also. Dan


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samdenson
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:32 pm 
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Hagle347, take a look on PA caompany, I buy linear actuators and motion systems there - check performance and quality here - http://www.progressiveautomations.com/linear-actuators. Ifdfurnishings is not my choice anymore, especially - http://www.ifdfurnishings.com/kendall-2pcs-rectangular-dual-lift-top-cocktail-coffee-end-occasional-tables-set/


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