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Old Mar 27, 2012, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by scatsob View Post
What determined your spindle location?
If by spindle meaning the rod location in the stab, I used the line on the 3 view whitch measured exactly in the middle, then angled the rod just slightly so as to minimize the weight needed for balacing it. I found that changeing the angle the rod entered the stab made quite a bit of differance in the balance of the stab. Now of course after glassing the weight distribution changed a little but as it sits now looks to be not even an oz to balance them. Not sure this is the correct way of setting one up but ehh it seemed like a good idea at the time
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