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    B737NG Flaps Lever

    Hi All,

    Im at the stage of building my flaps lever for my TQ.

    I havent really found anything here on what builders used and how they constructed there own flaps levers. I have based my TQ similar to J Cordon's TQ with a few customised changes of my own.

    So i pose the question to all.

    What did you use to make yours, a little about the mechanics and construction methods used ?

    Was it part of an old draw slider or did you build yours from scratch with all the goodies from the local hardware store.

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    Your best bet is to give Gwyn a call. I'm sure he'd be only too pleased to help.

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    LOL,

    Good Question for Gwyn, but here you go with what was done for me.

    http://www.mycockpit.org/photopost/s...php?photo=1035
    http://www.mycockpit.org/photopost/s...php?photo=1036

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    I carved mine from oak using a Dremel tool. Machine sanded and then hand sanded, sealed, primed and painted with automotive laquer.
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    rod B travels in steel block A wich allows desengaging from the gate notches....
    One way to do it...
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    Thanks for all the replies guys, i was going to bug Gwyn, only i have him working on the trim wheels, and various handles. I like Gwyns design very much however it wont work with my designs and aluminum cut out notches that i have already completed.

    Any ways thanks again i have some ideas to work with, im off to lock and hide myself in the shed Again !!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozziesim View Post
    Thanks for all the replies guys, i was going to bug Gwyn, only i have him working on the trim wheels, and various handles. I like Gwyns design very much however it wont work with my designs and aluminum cut out notches that i have already completed.

    Any ways thanks again i have some ideas to work with, im off to lock and hide myself in the shed Again !!!!
    Your parts are ready for collection Clinton! I can help you with the flap lever don't worry about it-too easy....


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    Thats awsome Gwyn, i will get intouch with you next week to collect.

    Its all good with the Flaps lever, i pretty much new what i was going to do, i was just curious what others had done.

    After a couple of hours in the shed- springs, cogs, screws and aluminium going everywhere, i finally came up with something that works well, now i just need the top part to make it look realistic !!


    Quote Originally Posted by Westozy View Post
    Your parts are ready for collection Clinton! I can help you with the flap lever don't worry about it-too easy....


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