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Nov 06, 2003, 03:31 AM
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Photos/comments about Mikado's new stabilizer control bridge

Hi guys,

I made a little article about them:

Glen Peden - Mikado field rep
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Nov 06, 2003, 03:36 AM
Very nice to see this change!

Do our favorite US dealers have these in stock now???

Nov 06, 2003, 04:21 AM
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Darn you glen. Now I need one of those too!

Thanks for posting the article!

Nov 06, 2003, 12:16 PM
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Hi Jason - I dunno It's best to call your favoirite parts source - perhaps they will be reacting to demand. The parts received were in official packaging, which means that they are available for shipment to distributors at this time, which is a good thing.

Hi Jim - yes you do! You're welcome I'd put it off for a day, and then late last night when I should have been going to bed, and after having already sipped a couple of scotches, I got out the camera. It didn't turn out too bad


Nov 06, 2003, 01:21 PM
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SOCKET HEAD SCREWS!!! Excellent....

I like it - now I also have to buy one.

Thanks Glen
Nov 06, 2003, 06:22 PM
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Mines on order, thanks Glen!!
Nov 06, 2003, 07:36 PM
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Who has them? FXaeromodels?

Nov 06, 2003, 07:52 PM
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Very interesting, as the pictures show an exact copy of the VARIO control bridge that I have been using on my Logo for over a year.

Mikado probally now uses the same parts supplier as VARIO.

Nov 07, 2003, 12:34 AM
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Hey Brad,

You know, I always thought that you were years ahead of your time



ps Yeah I know - that means that you think that I'm,,, oh nevermind
Nov 07, 2003, 01:44 AM
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it definitely looks like an improvement, but i'm disappointed to see that those tiny little nuts are still being captured in the plastic. it's not hard to overtighten them a little, then they start spinning in their little recesses and there's nothing you can do. i know the solution is just to not overtighten them, but sometimes your attention slips and you make a mistake. would be better if it were idiot proof for guys like me who like to overtighten things .
Nov 10, 2003, 02:52 PM
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Originally posted by bjpaul
Very interesting, as the pictures show an exact copy of the VARIO control bridge .....
Hi Brad,

FWIW, upon examining the photo you posted here:

.... I see a distinct difference in the plastic part - the brace that curves around the bend is not there. It is not an "EXACT copy". Also, there is no "trapping washer" nor a means of installing one with the supplied balls.


Nov 10, 2003, 10:40 PM
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It's good to know this upgrade is now available.

Although I haven't had any more issues with my linkages since I installed the Vario Bridge that bjpaul suggested. I'm using it both in my Logo10 and 20.

Thanks for all the info Glen.


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