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shackle for rudder cables

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Sep 15, 2006
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I saw a comment in Manuel's photos about the shackle not fitting the rudder pedal cable attachment properly. This made me want to buy one to be sure. The plans call out an AN115-46 shackle but also specs out 1/8" 7X19 cable. According to the ACS book, that shackle is not the proper shackle for 1/8" cable. AN115-21 appears to be the correct one. Breaking strength on an AN115-21 is 2100 lbs and on a AN-115-46 is is 4600 lbs. I have a hard time believing anyone is going to be aproaching breaking strength here. Anyone have a comment on this?

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