Kitfox™ Model III & IV Builders
Denney Aerocraft Company
the course of the past several months, good quality shock cord has been
increasingly difficult to obtain. The shock cords (LSC-19) included in
your landing gear kit may be fabricated of one of three different types
of bungee material.
of this material is of smaller diameter than the original stock. You may
have to take more wraps than indicated by the instructions, Step (22)
and Figure LGH-6.
original material is .41” diameter and color coded with two rows of
black threads and one of red. Install it according to the manual (six
smaller cord is about .33” diameter and marked with 3 rows of green
threads. You will have to take about eight wraps. It seems to be good
quality bungee material and should work just as well as the original.
a time we sent bungee material that has proven to be of inferior
quality. It is about 7/16” (.41”) diameter and marked by paired
bands of red and green. These shock cords do not last at all. Return
them to the factory and we will be happy to replace them with the better
- quality cords as soon as possible.