Cable End treatment
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates a way to permanently eliminate frayed cable ends.
Light Plane Cable
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a light weight smooth operating cable system made by Odyssey for bikes called Slic Kables that is a great alternative for ultralight and light plane throttle systems.
Cable Tie Install Gun
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates the use of the Panduit GS2B cable tie installation tool.
Cable and Nicopress Sleeve Tips
EAA volunteer and A&P mechanic Fred Stadler provides tips on making up control cables and nicopress sleeve crimping tips.
Fabricating Control Cables to Specific Length
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates a method to make-up control cable assemblies to a specific length.
Cutting Cable with a Cold Chisel
Cutting steel cable can be easier than you might think. Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates how to cut control cable using a tempered steel cold chisel.
Adjusting Control Cable Tension
Proper control cable tension is critical for certain designs. In this segment, Brian Carpenter of Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates how to adjust your control cable tension using a tensiometer.