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Old 07-20-2003, 09:05 PM   #1
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Mixture Screw on a TT 25

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Hi Guys,

Need your help, I have a Thunder Tiger 25 ina plane where the mixture screw is hidden in the cowl. (makes it hard to set it up for the day)

The screw has a 1/16" dia stem sticking out of the end of the mixture screw about 3/16" long. Is there a way to attach something to the screw\stem so that it sticks out the cowl???

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If it is made of metal try soldering an extension to it. I used to extend needle valves that way. Rough the end and crimp 1/16 id tubing and a piece of music wire to it and solder. Put a small L in the wire for adjusting.
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Is the "stem" held in with a set-screw? (I know it is on O.S., not sure about T.T.)
If so, just loosen the set-screw, and replace the 1/16 stem with a longer 1/16 rod.

If there is not a set-screw, use Vulcan's method.


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Old 07-21-2003, 07:26 AM   #4
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Some don't have the set screw.
I recall using my dremel to cut a slot in the head of the needle and using a screw driver to adjust the needle through the cowl....
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