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Old 12-01-2021, 09:29 PM
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Greg, the nut show takes a smaller socket than the standard one. You'll have enough room with it.
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Old 12-01-2021, 11:08 PM
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Thanks, I'll see tomorrow!
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Old 12-01-2021, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by pazmanyflyer View Post
Buy a MS21042-5 All-metal Hex Stop Nut from Spruce. A lot of builders and better "knowers" than myself prefer all metal nuts in the FWF area anyways. It's what I did and it works great.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...es/ms21042.php

Yep. Thatís the one I used.
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Old 12-02-2021, 09:47 AM
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Amazing timing since I just ordered the straight lever from Airflow as well.
So, 2 things. First and foremost, there is a version of the lever with the correct 5/16" hole. Order the throttle lever instead of the mix lever.
That said, I can confirm once I get it.
For those about to order:
https://airflowperformance.com/index...hrottle-lever/
Same offsets. No need to drill.

Second is that I don't know now if the throttle lever has the same recess. I'm checking if this is the case with Airflow.
But I will change to the all metal lock nut regardless.

Cheers.
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Old 12-02-2021, 09:20 PM
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OK, I figured out where I went sideways. I ordered an MS21045-5 nut. I need the MS21042-5 nut. Ugh.

I'll order the correct one and should be on my way. Nothing like getting wrapped around the axle.

Thanks for all the help.
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