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Ripping the Cadmium Off My Bolts

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Radial Skybolt Builder: 220.45% completed
Aug 21, 2006
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It would appear pretty obvious that you use a 3/16" bolt in a 3/16" hole.... but it's a VERY tight fit and it's scraping the cadium finish off the bolt

I'm using long AN bolts on the rudder pedal/brake pedal connection. I've triple checked that the holes have been reamed to size. I've also beveled the holes so there wouldn't be a sharp edge to scrap the fitting.

What am I doing wrong ???

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