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Old 05-13-2014, 02:28 PM
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Question What the Heck Size Set Screw?

I just bought a Durafly G-2 and I am trying to set it up. I want to adjust the pushrods to the rudder and tail wheel, but the wheel collar that bunches the two pushrods together is giving me a fit. What freakin size is the set screw in the collar? I have allen wrenches I have collected for over 30 years in all sizes, but I can't seem to find the right one for this. I am guessing it is metric, but what size?!?
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Old 05-14-2014, 06:01 PM
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If anyone was wondering, I have all size allen wrenches, except for 1.5 MM. Bought a 1.5 MM ball driver and it fits perfectly. Now I guess I have ALL sizes!
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Old 05-15-2014, 12:23 PM
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After fiddling with allen wrenches for years (L shaped) I decided to buy a set of metric and standard hex wrenches of the smaller sizes (about 6 wrenches each set). I haven't run into the problem of finding the correct wrench again. I only have to go thru 2-3 each time to find the correct one.

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Old 05-15-2014, 12:49 PM
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It's a sort of an organized mess most of the time. You may see total kaos when you look at my workshop, but I can usually find what I need in a minute or two. That being said, you make it tempting for me to buy a couple of complete sets of ball drivers in metric and sae. They won't be organized though.
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I never said anything about organization. The time I spend building something can be divided into 60% looking for a tool and 40% actually building. A side-effect of buying a tool set, was that I ended up with fewer stripped bolt heads. Seems like L-shaped hex wrenches tend to be softer and thus allowing stripped heads.

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