I find the plans and photos just a little short when it comes to brake line routhing.  I have brakes on left only.  If anyone is really happy with their routing or alternately if anyone would like to share "how not to route brake lines" I would certainly appreciate it.

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Comment by Joe Hopwood on June 20, 2012 at 2:59pm

Ah!  I see the comments are going on top vice the bottom on this post.  At least for my view.


Thanks for the tips and photos.

Comment by David Gallagher on June 20, 2012 at 2:51pm



This has flown for 200+ hours and 4 years without any problems.  Yes, the right side is a mirror image.  I have a 90 degree compression fitting adel clamped to the bottom skin to make the turn.  I did manage to locate a few pictures from the build that show the front end. 


Good luck,



Comment by Joe Hopwood on June 20, 2012 at 2:32pm

Thanks David.  I assume right brake line comes out on right.


Sure looks clean under there.  Have you flown?


I saw no place to comment on your comment so I am commenting on my comment.  Hope you get it.

Comment by David Gallagher on June 20, 2012 at 10:52am



I will chime in here with my configuration.  I ran my brake lines out the bottom of the fuselage floor right by the pedals and back along the lower front longerons 6B10-3.  I had to real reason for doing it this way other than I did not like stuffing anymore things through the middle hole in the center section.  It certainly functions the same when all is said and done.  The main benefit I realized with my routing method was when it came to the wing upgrades.  I did not have to remove the brake lines to get the center section out.  I don't have a good picture of the line routing other than this one.


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