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Old 11-11-2004, 03:37 PM   #1
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Any ideas on what to use for push pull cable controls on an old curtiss robin
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Re: cable controls

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Any ideas on what to use for push pull cable controls on an old curtiss robin
Are you talking about pull pull for the rudder or are you planning on using pull pull elevators as well?

Most hobby stores will have complete pull pull packages for sale. I know DuBro makes one as well as other mfg's. Or you can buy all the components seperately and assemble your own setup. There is also a choice as to what cable you can purchase. Plastic coated steel wound cable or kevlar are the most popular.
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You can also purchase fishing leader cable in rolls from a sports outlet. They are plastic or nylon covered steel and come in various strengths. 30 lb test comes to mind for what I bought. Use small cut brass ferrules on it and double back the loose end when crimping. That way it can't slip.
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