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New Old Stock Eagle Control Cables

Cameron

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I've got two new old stock Christen Eagle control cables for sale. One is for the mixture, the other is for the prop.

I would consider the mixture cable unusable as a whole, but it would be good to use for parts to rebuild another worn out assy as long as the outer sheath was good. The one that I've got had a large nick in the red plastic outer sheathing which allowed the steel inside to rust. It otherwise works fine and has never been installed in an airplane. Length is 89.4".

The prop control cable is fine and is usable. I did carve away a small part of the red plastic to verify that the steel underneath was ok. It is. My engine has a front governor so this won't work for me. Length is 77.4".

I'll take $60 for both plus shipping.

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Below is the rusted part of the mixture cable.
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Cameron

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Price lowered to be cheaper than just buying a brand new cable from Aircraft Spruce.
 

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Did you get new cables yet? I got an ACS one but it didn't have a threaded end on the casing, so I sent the old one to McFarlane and they duplicated it. Looks very nice, not cheap though.
 

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Could you uses them for like your eluvater trim
 

Cameron

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I've got them ordered. There is one type that has the end on it that you mention. There is another type, A-1760, that has the threaded ends.

You have to really dig to get this info. It's not readily available on their website.
 

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You might be able to use these for elevator trim. Depends on what you're building and how the trim system is set up.
 

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Nope, I've still got them.
 

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