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Piano Hinge Nut Spacing

Jerry

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I'm getting back on the Trim Servo Tabs. I have everything I need to install the MS20001P aluminum hinge.


Question: How should the screw spacing be on the hinges. I'm riveting on anchor nuts. I see (see image below) where Tony B suggests the typical install as putting a screw, on center, of every (I'll call them) hinge wings.


I've seen others put a screw at every third or forth hinge wing. Others are spaced evenly, sometimes falling over the wing and sometimes not... just an even spacing.


Is Tony's a little over kill ? Is his the standard of the industry ? There's quite a bit of force back there.


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