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6/28/2009

Stabilizer Support Wire Bracket

This is the bracket that goes near the top of the fin, and holds the cables coming up from the stabilizer. This is actually made of .050 steel, as opposed to aluminum like the rest of the hardware so far. Surprisingly, it was only slightly more difficult to work with than aluminum. (I couldn't use my band saw to cut it, for example. I had to use a Dremel with a cut-off wheel.)

Update: There has been a revision of the plans, and instead of both cables coming from the stabilizer and going to the same bracket on the fin, we need to add a separate bracket
(at the stringers) for the forward stabilizer bracing wire.

Total Time: 2.5 hrs.