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Old Apr 15, 2004, 08:39 PM
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i stripped the bolt in my gws what?

ok i was just puting the finished touches on my formosa and i noticed that the little set screw in my blue gws retacts that hold on to the gear wire is stripped. i put these retacts in the wing with a HUGE amount of epoxy so they wouldn't come out on a hard landing so now i'm at a loss to figure out how to re-thread plastic. anyone have any ideas on that to do
thanks jeff
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Old Apr 15, 2004, 08:42 PM
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get a tap that is similar or same size (a new set screw if you can't find a tap that is the same), and put the set screw on another side of the gear holder?
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Old Apr 15, 2004, 08:49 PM
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What a shame, this is just an idea that might work, at least it is worth a try. Pick up at your local car parts store, A Permatex "FORM-A-THREAD" set and not only fill in the threads but also inject some in the hole and reinstall the wire and the set screws. I am not positive but I see no reason for this not to work as I have used it to build new threads (on much larger parts) and if you follow the directions it will really be strong. Again I have not had to use it in this application but if I had to I would not hesitate to try it myself. Sure hope you can work this out and when you do how about posting a picture of the setup! GUD FLYING.......Dick
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