FL26 build in Friesland

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Re: FL26 build in Friesland

Post by Jaap » Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:54 pm

Thanks Jacques for posting the drawing and the comment. I won't buy another rudder, but make this one a little lighter by removing a part of the bronze and then rebuild it with foam, glass and epoxy. Save some weight too, a nice winterjob in a heated workshop :) .

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Re: FL26 build in Friesland

Post by jacquesmm » Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:12 pm

That sounds like a good plan. Your current rudder fits the bearing and you can build a strong new blade with glass and epoxy using the existing metal.
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