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Stab hardware

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Jan 3, 2007
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I'm going to pick up the bolts that hold the horizontal stab on my bipe soon...then finish reaming the bushing stock welded on the fuselage and stab that the bolts pass thru.

There will be 2 AN6 bolts forward, 1 aft. I realize i will be adjusting incidence during the test flight period with washers and going to a solid spacer once i find the right incidence. This leads to a couple of questions about hardware.

Considering the upcoming adjustments. Should i be using drilled bolt/castle nut?or undrilled/elastic nut?

I'm curious what is called out in the skybolt or pitts plans? My parts book shows an310-6, castlenut. Maybe i just have to replace the bolt as needed as spacers are added?

Thanks ...DanEdited by: bigblackmastiff

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