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Old Feb 22, 2013, 06:45 PM
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2 Elevator Pushrods to 1 Pushrod ???

Help, what do you call this linkage connector that links 2 elevator pushrod to 1 pushrod and onto the servo? I want to order it but dont know the name

Thanks for the help!
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 06:47 AM
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I make mine.
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 10:22 AM
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Found it at the local hobby shop I guess it's called triple rod connector!
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 12:59 PM
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Or you could use a single terminal block taken for a terminal strip.

Two wires in one end, one wire in the other, overlap in the middle so both screws grip.
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 05:39 PM
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Or you could use a single terminal block taken for a terminal strip.

Two wires in one end, one wire in the other, overlap in the middle so both screws grip.
I thought about this but cant find one thats small enough for the foamy wire.
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 09:09 AM
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I don't know if this idea is any good for your set up.I found apiece of alu tube which would just accept the two rods when slightly flattened,epoxy and crimped tight.At the single end I epoxied a carbon rod and crimped the tube either side.Heat shrink to tidy up.I've given it a few hard tugs,seems strong enough.
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Old Mar 01, 2013, 08:46 PM
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I've used wheel collars in the past. Worked ok.
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 08:54 AM
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Thanks for all the help gents.
Here's what i did. i didnt like the factory /oem elevator configuration of my Zero aircraft. It was causing uneven elevator throws.
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Old Mar 30, 2013, 08:55 PM
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Found it at the local hobby shop I guess it's called triple rod connector!
Ah... Exactly what I was looking for as well. Any idea where I could get one of these triple rod connectors from the states? I've tried looking at Tower, Horizon and Hobby King. None of the major online retailers carry this type of rod connector.

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