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threaded fork ends for outer wing struts

Hatzboy343

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Anybody know of a source to readily purchase the 5/16 -24 fork terminals for the Hatz Classic outer wing struts? I had originally purchased a set from Jeff at Makelan but he does not have any in stock at the moment. He has them made in sets of six but I only need one. Thanks for any help.
 

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Are they the same as AN665 fittings or the MS21252/MS21253 type?
 
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Thanks for your reply. They are actually wing strut adjustment forks that are different from the AN665 because they have a male thread. They are made of stainless steel (I believe 316 stainless). AC Spruce has them on page 138 of their catalog, but those are 7/16 x 20 and the Hatz plan calls for 5/16 x 24. It's tempting to switch over because the ones in the catalog have rolled threads as opposed to cut threads and they are thicker, but many Hatz builders seem to have been successful with the ones shown on the plan.
 

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The MS21252-6xx might do what you want other than it's in cad plated steel rather than stainless. It's rated for 4600 lbs.
 

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Thank you. I'll order one and see how things work out. Even if I use it temporarily until I can get the stainless one that would be a good solution to the problem. Stay safe.
 

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