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Old Feb 27, 2002, 08:14 AM
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Carbon fiber push rod for P.F.C by Az Chuck

i want to build the P.F.C. by Az Chuck and would like to know what size carbon rod to us for the push rod my supplier has 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0, 1.3, 1.5, 1.8 and 2 mm size rods. Or should i us something else like piano wire.... any ideas

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Old Feb 27, 2002, 10:48 AM
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Hi Lutin. I usually use 0.05" (1.3mm) rods for pushrods. The CF rods are much lighter than piano wire.
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Old Feb 27, 2002, 05:27 PM
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Where can I get it? And please don't say LHS because I don't have one.
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Old Feb 27, 2002, 07:35 PM
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Old Feb 27, 2002, 09:02 PM
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I just used 1/8" square balsa for my PFC rods. I pressed the .032 wire z bends into the balsa and CA'd in place...
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