I was researching different spherical clamp up strategies/configurations and stumbled across this old thread (thread31-443155: Tie Rod Double Lug Fitting Bushing Holes). After reading through the thread and doing some additional searching, I came across this clamp up configuration (image below). I like it because the joint is constrained radially through both lugs (ignoring clamp up friction on flanged bushing) and is predominantly constrained axially through one of the lugs (ignoring the non-flanged bushing fit to the other lug). Limiting the axial retention to a single lug allows for the joint to avoid being over constrained and avoids introducing bending stress in the lugs during clamp up. Still need to consider eccentric loading in the lugs if the spherical isn't centered but the assembly could be shimmed.
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