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Wing rigging an Ultimate

Kelvin Rempel

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Jan 11, 2009
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Ontario Canada
Hey Guys,

Looking for some rigging advice for an Ultimate. When tightening the Landing and Flying wire's do you start by just adjusting the front wires and leave the wires on the rear spar slack until you can make the incidence adjustments with the washers under the I struts and then tighten the rear wires?? As I'm bringing the wire's to the proper tension (1" deflection at 50# pull on the fish scale) the tips are getting twisted down about a half a degree. It would be easier to make the washer adjustments without having the rear flying and landing wires tightened up... Also is it normal to have the tips twisting as you bring the tension up on the wires?

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