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Old 07-23-2019, 10:04 PM
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You can run the cables through a guide tube but the servo and control horn should still be in the same plane or fairly close to it.
What is important is that when the servo is deflected the tension in the cables should tend to slacken rather than increase..
The trick with pull/pull cables is not to over tension them in the first place as apart from overloading bearings and hinges it will put an additional constant load onto the fuselage.
If you can keep the cables running inside or close to the surface of the fuselage any bending should not be an issue on a plane that is rigid enough to fly!
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