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    Post  kazzer Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:06 pm

    These brass fittings are used on my new X Craft and I need to get some more. The ring screws onto the end of the push-rod and the bolt goes through the ring and control arm. The nut secures the bolt.

    As these are on a British built model, I suspect they are BA (British Association) threads. Not that it matters too much.

    Does anyone have any ideas where I could get something similar?

    OD of ring is .15" Overall length is .425" OD of shaft is .075"

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:00 pm

    I think you'll find that Nigel made each of those...
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:19 pm

    Ripmax PLC, turnbuckle part no/F-FK3050, £10-00 a pair
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    Post  kazzer Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:45 pm

    nigele wrote:Ripmax PLC, turnbuckle part no/F-FK3050, £10-00 a pair
    Nigele.

    Thanks - I think! :-)

    Phew! They aren't cheap!

    BTW This is one hell of a model!

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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:07 pm

    In all fairness I dont know if they are still available,I bought them ten years ago,the price is only a rough guide,still you do get double value because the other end of the screew is what is used for the anteni wire to run through on the mast, if I remember correctly.
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    WHOOPS, SORRY RICHARD.

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