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Builder:
  Andrew Duff
Location:
  Fort Worth, TX - USA
Aircraft:
  Nexus Mustang
Total Build Hours:
  1325
Web Site:
  http://www.mykitlog.com/duffak/

Date:  09-20-2021
Number of Hours:  8.00
Short Description:  Control System Weldment Parts

Started working on some control stick and tube weldments. Image 1 shows a few of the bent and flat parts that will be needed to make the control torque tube. Image 2 shows a simple fixture that was made to set the height and alignment of the stick pivot points. Finally, image 3 shows the pilot control stick with the 1/2 inch pivot tube welded in place (to be trimmed to fit later) and the scarf welded fittings that mate with the Hiem joint. Also shown is the first welded plates as welded in the simple tool.




Weldment parts





Fixture for control tube alignment





Pilot stick and partial tube welding

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