I cannot find the bolt length for the AN-5 bolts used to attach the wings and struts. I can estimate but would feel better if I could find it in the plans. I am probably trying too hard to find it and just cannot see the size. Anyone able to help?

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Comment by Ludwin Munoz on January 6, 2014 at 9:29pm

Hi Arthur and Randall, 

I bought an Stol 701 disasembled the fuse and the wings,  The previous owner doesn{t have the plans, I orderder the plans already. On the meantime I attached the wings to the fuse using new AN5-6A bolts.  My question is,.  How much is the torque value to adjust this bolts with the nuts Please help me with this,  I appreciate your answers. Thanks 

Comment by Arthur Gibeaut on November 19, 2013 at 10:46am

I'll bet I stared at that drawing for 20 minutes last Sunday and did not see it. After reading your response, it "jumped" right out at me. Must have been concentrating too hard. Thanks for the "

Comment by Randall Wade Grandpre on November 18, 2013 at 11:17pm

hi Arthur, my plans ,page 7v-10 top of page says bolt an 5-6a, 8 required for strut to wing and fuse attach. living the dream wade  reread and it is the same size for wing to fuse. be sure there is at least one thread sticking out of the nut after tightening. if not adjust washers with thinner or up the bolt size L. I put a tiedown angle on the forward upper strut to wing bolt so needed to up the bolt length. the washers come in std. thickness and thinner thickness.

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