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Old 10-14-2011, 01:36 PM
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Default RE: Carbon Fiber Push Rods ??

ORIGINAL: jetfixr

I use 4-40 rod that slides into a piece of carbon fiber tube without twisting it in. Then I get some fine sewing thread and wrap the threaded rod for about 1/2 inch until it barely slides into the tube. Then I soak it in medium CA and shove it in. Works great, has never failed, is very simple, and done in less than 5 minutes. I have physically tried to pull it out and cannot. I have used this method on every pushrod on 2 different 50cc 3D planes without a problem. However, I have had some split when trying to thread rod into CF tube. Good luck!

Jeff
they won't split if you wrap carbon shaft first and soak in ca I use allinium tubing to cover end carbon