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Zenith 750 Cruzer I've started making the elevator control cables. One this end attached a shackle that will attach to the elevator.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer This end attaches to the bellcrank on the control stick. Unfortunately when I build this end, I forgot to add the turn buckle through the cable. So I had to cut this end off and do it again. Luckily the length of this cable is not important so cutting the end off and making a new end does not matter.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer Here are the two ends. I actually had to cut one of these ends off because I forgot to put the cable through the adjustable piece (I forget what it's callled)
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer I'm now mounting the upper and lower cable pulleys. I've made this stiffener L that gets riveted to the under side of the top skin.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer You can see the second stiffener here primed and clecoed to the top of the skin.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer Here they are riveted.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer And the pulley is visible from the rear.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer So far the cable interferes with nothing.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer I'm showing you this pic because this is where I've mounted the top pulley. I was sure it would work here but when I hooked up the cables to the control stick, the angle that it comes out of the top skin makes it rub on the hole. So the pulley has to be moved aft.
   
I thought I could move it back one set of holes so that I could still use the stiffener angle that I made and mounted under the top skin. But even here the cable rubs. The pulley still needs to be moved aft.
   
Zenith 750 Cruzer Here is a good spot for it. Notice that I've filled the four original mounting holes with rivets to close the holes. So now I have an extra stiffener in there that's not being used. Oh well, maybe it's helping stiffen up the whole area?

I will make two new L stiffeners tomorrow...

   

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