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Old Oct 20, 2010, 07:22 AM
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glider tow hook

I am trying to find a tow hook to fit to a 2.6m FlyFly DG1000 glider. Any ideas who sells them? TIA
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 07:41 AM
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i got one from hobby lobby for my dg808 ,, delivered for $16
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 07:43 AM
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I'm not sure on the spec you require but Hobbyking do a servo release, sorry if thats standard I'm not to educated in tow releases.

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Old Oct 20, 2010, 04:32 PM
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I guess I described it incorrectly... I am after a fitting which I can connect to a hi-start line, so it would be mounted under the airframe just a bit forward of the CG. I think both of the ones you suggest are designed for aero-towing instead.
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 08:48 PM
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What about a small piece of ply and a modified cup-hook? That's what I always used to use.

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Old Oct 20, 2010, 09:32 PM
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easy

buy a box of 1" x 5/32 bolts cut the head off bend at 90 deg's and put a nut at the end of the thread and an anchot nut on the end just like the photo that way you can have as many as you want.
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Old Oct 20, 2010, 10:21 PM
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Tow hook

I have a spare one that's been sitting in my bits box for yonks.
Send me your postal adress and you can have it. Gratis.
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Old Oct 21, 2010, 01:03 AM
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Thanks guys! PM on its way Glidealf. Thanks
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Old Oct 22, 2010, 09:14 PM
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Will post it Monday. Alf.
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Old Oct 23, 2010, 02:36 PM
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Thanks heaps Alf!
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