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.
In Hardware, Cable and Safetying
Easy Adel Clamp Installation
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Dick Koehler demonstrates a procedure to use safety wire to make it easy to install a cushioned adel clamp.
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.
Safety Wire Techniques
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates a method to safety wire multiple fasteners with a single wire and tips to keep the wire tight and secure.
Rubber Lined Zip Tie
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a new product, grip lock ties. Using rubber as a cushion this zip tie is sure to be useful in many areas of a homebuilt airplane.
Using Nord-Lock Washers
Nord-Lock wedge washers are another way to safety a nut and bolt from loosening. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff demonstrates the use of Nord-Lock washers and how they work.
Dick Koehler discusses different sizes of safety wire and when each size should be used. Dick is a Technical Counselor for EAA Chapter 186, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and a SportAir Workshop instructor.