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Old Oct 04, 2012, 11:07 AM
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It's Rudder Time !

Yep - time to tackle those annoying twin rudders, with rudder posts so close to the hull you can not use typical tie-rod style linkages.

So, this was the arrangement I came up with.

The pivot post is cast-in-place in a lump of epoxy resin, which was poured into a taped in place thin cardstock mold. Cardstock and tape removed after expoxy had set up. Pivot shaft goes all the way down to the hull bottom itself, and I drilled a hole half way thru the hull, which the pivot shaft is screwed into.

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