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Old 05-19-2019, 05:04 PM
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Kevlar cable

Looking for the Kevlar cable (cable only) for a pull pull system. Has become difficult to find.
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Old 05-19-2019, 05:45 PM
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https://store.acpsales.com/products/...kev-cord-50-ft-
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Old 05-20-2019, 05:57 AM
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Try Don's Hobby, Salinas KS. They sold a pull/pull package that included Kevlar cable.
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Old 05-20-2019, 05:59 AM
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Check out your local sporting goods store. You'll find lots of Kevlar fishing line in various colors and weights.
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Old 06-01-2019, 11:16 PM
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Ditto that... only you want the .058

https://store.acpsales.com/products/...-sleeves-4pcs-

The .038 is very small. The .058 is pretty standard. I just installed some in a 100cc aerobat for the pull-pull system. It's perfect. Whether you want the crimp sleeves or not, I don't know, but you can make some good ones from K&S aluminum tubing.. rolled on a table with an X-Acto.

It's very easy to get these days. Cheap too really. Get the largest they have... I think it's like .058. Perfect for pull-pull systems. Just buy enough to justify shipping.. the shipping probably cost more then the product.. I bought enough last year for a few or more large planes just for that reason. The stuff lasts forever though in my experience... I don't think it's from this planet.

Don's in Salina, KS is long gone too. They've been out of biz for many years now. They used to be pretty good with giant scale stuff, but were kind of head-strong about it too. It was his way or no way near the end.. then he sold it to another Don, and just ran it to the ground. Oh well.

I bought one of his kevlar pull-pull kits too, which is how I was introduced to the stuff... then I started using it for flying wires too... which is another great application for it. I sourced it probably from his supplier for pennies at that time compared to what he was charging, and bought some K&S aluminum tubing and made my own crimps...

Use a nice electricians crimping plier to crimp it all, and you've got one strong rigging. I've done it many times over the years like that... even recently.
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