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Old Sep 29, 2012, 07:42 PM
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HELP! Trying to identify this part

I have located this style part in the Dubro catalog, but's it is much larger. It connects two ailerons on a biplane wing, approx. 40" wingspan. Any ideas?
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Old Sep 29, 2012, 08:59 PM
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Looks like a cut up torque rod to me. I havent owned a bipe so some sone more knowledgable would probably know better
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 04:10 AM
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Aileron torque rod connecter.

Regards Ian.
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 05:33 AM
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Those parts were available in many kits,and at one time were offered by Goldberg and Dubro.

They had a variety of uses and were called aileron connectors most often..

They came in different sizes,mostly for 2-56 and 4-40 threads
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Old Sep 30, 2012, 08:48 AM
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There must be quite a few ways of linking ailerons on a bipe, but finding a matching 'thingamajig' may not be so easy.

Here's a very simple, (crude ?) way to link ailerons on a bipe -

Simple biplane aileron linkage (0 min 34 sec)
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Old Oct 01, 2012, 02:56 AM
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I've used smaller dubro or gp control horns trimed down to the lowest hole, top of the bottom aileron, and bottom of the top aileron.
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Old Oct 04, 2012, 03:08 PM
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That piece needs to be rotated vertical with the hole upward on the bottom wing and downward on the upper wing connected by rod with clevises in each end. Those pieces were used for single servo middle wing aileron torque rod connectors as stated.
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Old Oct 05, 2012, 12:48 PM
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SIG aileron connectors come in 2-56 and 4-40


http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmar...n_20Linkage_01

Du-Bro has some larger 6-32 and 8-32 horns in the HD pull pull control horn kits

6-32 kit
http://shop.dubro.com/products/produ...6.0.0.0?pp=12&

8-32 kit
http://shop.dubro.com/products/produ...6.0.0.0?pp=12&
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 05:27 PM
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Perfect! Thanks for the link. I ordered some today.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 09:35 AM
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Thanks for the heads-up on the SIG part. I think they'll be perfect! Thank you!
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:02 PM
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A little late, but another option is...

Sig Nylon Aileron Interconnect Horn, cat. no. sigsh755, priced at $5.

They came with some of the older Sig biplane kits. What you have already should work well.
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