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Old Apr 12, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by theKM View Post
looks sweet... are those 2mm bolts going through 4-40 holes?...
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Originally Posted by lammbn View Post
I have the stock 2mm bolts going through the 3mm holes in my spot-on arms. when you tighten everything down they might as well have been 3mm bolts because they are not going anywhere. i have taken a link and a pair of pliers after installing them onto the arm and cant get them to budge.
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I'd keep a CLOSE eye on this...I predict it won't stay slop-free for too many flights. For sure I'd plan on trying to find the right ball-links for the proper bolts before too long. Let us know how it performs...particularly if you see a little slop start developing or if you find that you have to tighten regularly.....Just curious. Enjoy.

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I have found that these Dubro crimps are just a bit larger than the 4-40 hole, but the I.D. is perfect for 2mm bolts. So... I drill the arms to accept the crimps, and insert them into the arms, cut them to the thickness of the arms, and insert my 2mm bolts...works perfectly!!

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