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What is this contraption?

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Jan 1, 2006
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Hey, I have been playing around with setting up the empennage of late, ans came across this thing in the box of trash/hidden treasure that came with the salvaged Skybolt I have.
I was working on making sense of the trim tabs and connections todaywhen I noticed this tube with horns on it, I assumed it was part of the trim mechanism, but no where can I find where this thing would go. The blocks on the end seem to be made of some sort of phenolic or tufnall, the ends of the tube have some sort of rough cloth around them (for friction?). The two horns are not of equal length, and they are off-center. Any ideas?


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