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Drag wire nuts


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Nov 30, 2013
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Drilling/installing my first set of drag wires in the upper wing on the Skybolt. Built a basic jig from pictures of others on this site and the first set of holes was perfect. I was going to use standard AN365 locknut with .100 4130 square washers on the front spars and double nut at the rear spar and tighten from the rear. Planning to use plywood leading edges with no access to the front nuts and then put access rings to adjust the drag wires at the rear spar. Is this a typical approach or is there a reason to have access to both front and rear nuts?

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