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Old Jul 21, 2012, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
You'll get a lot more rigidity by adding light carbon stiffeners into the surfaces of the stab and/or
boom than you will linking together relatively small diameter round rods along their centerline.
It's basic physics.

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Also if you are trying to achieve a more rigid horizontal stabilizer, you and better of with the stays at an angle like the kebab skewers that are often recommended. I believe the flex comes from the small area that the horizontal stabilizer attaches to the vertical stabilizer.

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