I do not agree. I think we need to see the reference.I saw an EAA reference that said NOT to use threaded rod ends for push-pull tubes more than 8-9” long for the entire assembly. Do you folks agree?
The author is no less than Tony Bingelis. We should all thank Tony's soul for all that he put down in one set of books for us to learn from.I read it again and my new interpretation is that they were referring to using ONLY the threaded rod and rod ends (with no tubing) as the assembly. In other words, the control rod was just a bolt threaded at both ends with the bearing ends screwed on. Here it is in context: