spitzy Posted October 11, 2008 Share Posted October 11, 2008 I've cut out the aileron, built the trailing edge spar, cut my hinges, and cut out the three .2" notches on the top of the trailing edge spar where the hinges are go. 1) The four layers of BID at the hinge attache points is not thick enough to allow the top of the hinge to be flush with the surface of the wing. Should I build additional thinckness in the trailing edge wing spar to make the hinges flush with the top surface of the wing skin or leave a bump on the top surface of the wing caused by the hing joints sticking up? 2) The instructions request that you cut out the .2" notches for the same dimension as the hinges. However if you snub over the hinge pins then the notches need to be bigger to accomidate the additional length caused by the hinge pin. Also, if you cut the notch to be the same width as the hinge is long (per the instructions) then I don't see how the hinge pin can come out. Why do we snub the hing pins? Should I cut out extra lenth in the notches for the snubbed hinge pin? Should I cut the pins flush and not snub them? What have others done here? 3) I think I remeber reading somthing about using teflon hinges instead of the aluminum. Any opinions here? Thanks! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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