Rudder bottom bearing

The bottom bearing of the rudder also carries the pulleys for the cables. It is a fairly complicated structure built from 1.0mm CrMo sheet metal. Getting all the axle positions and angles right was an enormous challenge. It took me two attempts before I got it right by the help of specially manufactured welding jigs. 

, Projekt N-20.3 Arbalete
, Projekt N-20.3 Arbalete

2 thoughts on “Rudder bottom bearing”

  1. , Projekt N-20.3 Arbalete

    Looking very professional and cool too!!
    I wonder if the team of EFW at the time also achieved the same quality level… ;-)))

  2. arbalete

    The team at EFW made a fabulous job. There are parts on the original Arbalète though that do show short cuts. But then there are parts for which I take my hat off and still wonder how they actualy managed to get them done at such a high level of quality.

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