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Steve H
 Post subject: Trim and Flap Switches
PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2022 2:43 pm 
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I'm returning N80LC to flying condition. S-18, Lyc.O-360, Hartzell CS Prop

This is for those with electric trim and flaps and panel mounted switches.

What switches are you using?

My Switches are Miyama toggle switches MS500J-F 2P3T (Trim) and MS500 SP3T (Flap). The toggle levers are REALLY small, actually to small to comfortably operate.

My trim switch toggle lever is broken off. I have a replacement ordered from Germany on Ebay but am thinking I may not receive it!

I'd like to replace both switches with standard AN3021-7 (Flap) and AN3027-7 (Trim).

Comments or suggestions?

Thanks.

Steve


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Ryan Allen
PostPosted: Tue Aug 02, 2022 6:43 pm 
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my 2 axis trim and flaps are on my Infinity stick grip. I really like it......sorry, just saw you were looking for input from those with panel switches.


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Steve H
PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2022 4:48 am 
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Ryan, thanks for the response. I would love to go with the Infinity grip, but have to many expenses coming up getting the plane flying again!

Steve


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fytrplt
PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2022 7:46 am 
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I use the coolee hat switch from Ray Allen for trim on homemade stick grip and auto parts store switch for flaps.

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Steve H
PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 8:36 pm 
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Thanks, Bob for the info.

I canceled the switch order to Germany and ordered the 2 AN switches. They will work fine. It will be fun working behind the instrument panel with the short wires installing the new switches!

Steve


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Jeff J
PostPosted: Thu Aug 25, 2022 7:19 am 
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I like the AN switch I installed with the trim system. I mounted it next to the old trim wheel hole and tied the wires up so they can’t get into the control cables.

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