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Stab Strut

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Apr 7, 2008
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Ok, thanks for all the info on the seat. The plans are on the way, but I have another question for you builders while the plans are in transit. The support strut on the horizontal stabilizer is a quite large, and ugly, piece of tube with a squashed end for the bolt. The squashed end is so large in diameter that it protrudes 1/4" forward of the stabilizer tubing that it's bolted to. Looking at as many pictures as I can of the Acro's, it looks to me that a lot of the planes have a lot smaller strut, some appearing to be no larger than a streamlined flying wire. Any info on how large/strong this strut has to be and still look good, especially at the stabilizer attach point. Thanks, Garry

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