"Snug but not tight" is just about right, at least that's what I did with the coupler in my LOC Nuke Pro Max. I wanted to use it later (after my L-1 certification) for an AV-bay, so I sanded down the paper coupler and added two bulkheads held together with all-thread. I have no experience with phenolic, but I'm assuming it would work much the same. Your payload bay is on the other side of the coupler in your drawing. For dual deploy, it holds another parachute and the associated rigging.
Last edited by Wayco; 19th June 2011 at 10:03 PM.
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