Quick way to shorten a cable

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  1. Sep 15, 2019 #1

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    Due to a to a bad foot, my left toe brake needed slightly more articulation towards me. Quick fix that won’t damage the existing cable till I down it and put a new shorter cable in.

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    So if you fidget, are you sliding it back and forth?
     
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    Nah, Once you capture the cable in it, It won’t move.
    Also, You can adjust how much shorter you want the cable by where you put the center wheel.
     
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    I have the same problem due to pins and a bone graft in my left ankle. If I have the rudder adjusted correctly, no problem. More important when flying a taildragger.
     
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    My 1981 Chevy 3/4 ton pickup truck has one on it, I thought in was factory. Learn something new every day.
     
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