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Old 08-11-2017, 02:49 PM
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Hello I have setup my 30cc beaver with the rudder and tailwheel cables to the servo using a pull pull setup. I have crimped the cables without the classic outer loop, the first flights the cable seems hold the tension well is there any problem going this way?

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It will be fine
Old 08-11-2017, 07:20 PM
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If the cables are nylon coated you can add a drop of medium CA into the crimp for a little added security.
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If this is your first time using pull-pull, don't be surprised that the cables will loosen, due to stretching. Great way for controls. For the next one or if you ever replace these lines, just as a suggestion, hang some weight with the pull-pull wire for about a week to pre-stretch it. I used to use 5-10 pound lifting bar weights. I have actually used pull-pull on both elevators too on one plane. Worked very well.
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Just curious as I fly year-round. Do you ever have any problems in the cold with wires contracting too much and causing problems?
Old 08-23-2017, 05:41 AM
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Having flown in the cold winter months in NH, I have not experienced any problems with pull/pull set-ups in my planes.
Old 11-06-2017, 09:56 AM
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Iíve used pull-pull on all surfaces on a few planes to keep from having non scale hardware visible. Iíve never had a failure with that setup.

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