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Old 01-07-2013, 05:04 PM
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Hi, I am building this P-38 and just curious how everyone attaches the counterbalance on the elevator.
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:28 AM
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Default RE: Yellow Aircraft P-38 build elevator question

In my build thread, I couldn't find where I installed the counter balance weights but I'm sure I drilled holes in the ends and inserted 4/40 size wire in them and glued them to the elevator. The wire gives them extra strength so they aren't 'snapped off'.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:14 AM
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That may work. That way I can finish the elevator and then add counterbalance. Does it feel sturdy ? Thanks
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