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When I adjusted the rudder cable tension the wings weren't on the plane yet and the nose gear was near the bottom of it's travel. I had 25 pounds, both right and left. But after the wings were on, the nose of the plane was several inches lower. Since the firewall slants back this has the effect of loosening the rudder cables. They are totally slack now!
Here's my question. If I tension cables now the tension my be right on the ground, but the tension will increase drastically when the plane is the air and the nose gear is all the way extended. How do you avoid putting too much tension on the rudder cables when adjusting them on the ground?