The "R" or "L" following the dash number designates "right" or "Left." The "S" or "L" (2nd letter following dash number) indicates "short" or "long." AN 161 Fork and AN 170 Cable Eye are available with either right or left-hand thread.
This is a beautiful part, works perfectly for my application. Im securing sections of large, custom maple horns together, and these eyelets allow me to use 1/4 grade 8 bolts. Im extremely pleased with the outcome.
Well made, smooth rotation into the barrel. Does the job, if I need more, these are the ones I shall buy
3.5 stars. Beautiful craftsmanship, but seems exorbitantly expensive. Cest la vie for airplane parts!
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From the center of the eye to the end of the shank this measures to 2.57".
The AN165 specification has been canceled for years, but has been superseded with MS21252. The AN165-61RL equivalent is MS21252-8RL, and the center of the eye to end of thread length is 3.188" per the MS data sheet.
No. These are not notched for the locking clip.