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Outrigger legs for a Slingsby T61F

Old 4th Nov 2019, 14:48
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Does anyone know where to obtain new outrigger legs for a Slingsby T61F, or the material to make them?
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Old 4th Nov 2019, 18:34
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Mclean aviation might be able to help at Rufforth airfield. [email protected]
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Old 5th Nov 2019, 07:17
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Have you tried Slingsby themselves or Schiebe, the original builders of the SF25 Motorfalke?
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Old 5th Nov 2019, 10:25
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Sorry, I don't want to be a nit-picker, still for searching the www or so, "Scheibe" might work better.
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Old 5th Nov 2019, 16:01
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Try Stu Hoy at Anglia Sailplanes. Contact Anglia Sailplanes | Anglia Sailplanes

I think he can make them.

TBH Scheibe might also supply them at a price but I think the T61 is Imperial measurements not Metric so might need a bit of fettling to fit.

Or make your own - the outrigger is just a length of 3/4" nylon round bar................... They do need to be rigid though - soft bar soon bends.......................

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Old 28th Nov 2019, 16:59
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The out riggers are made of Nylon 66 which is available from numerous suppliers in suitable lengths. I get mine from https://www.directplastics.co.uk/nylon-6-6-rod
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