Motor mounting PT17 – back side

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  • #11794
    LeoLeo
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    Why is the motor mounted on the shaft side inside the motor mount?
    In my experience it it is normal to do it on the backside (cable side)

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    #11879
    Avatarluke9996
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    Hi Leo,

    #12192
    LeoLeo
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    Hi Luke,

    This explains a lot, thank you.

    Leo

    #15461
    AvatarMichael Annear
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    Just ordered myself a metal press
    Thanks

    #16526
    Rudi VenterRudi Venter
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    I am not really happy with the front mount motor, not only does it limit the motors that can be used but it also makes routing the wires very difficult with the possibility of damage if they touch the motor can.

    So I decided to draw a motor mount that can me used with back mount motors. It clamps between the radial engine and the fuselage, will be printing it tomorrow for a test fit! I will add a few more cooling holes for the final print.

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    #16549
    AvatarMichael Annear
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    Thanks Rudi,
    I was also not happy with the current mounting arrangement regarding the wires, being so close to the spinning outer case. I will give your design a try and give you feedback

    #19179
    Avatartonyjadzinski
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    Thank you Rudi I was going to do the same you have save me some time

    Tony

    #19183
    drew.buckleydrew.buckley
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    Seems a lot easier to change a 3D file rather than buy a press and potentially wreck an expensive motor in my opinion 🙂

    #21575
    Petr ŠťásekPetr Šťásek
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    Moved this topic to the Customizations category, so it’s easier to find.

    #25326
    Avatargunkleneil
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    How did this work out? I’m interested in this modification as well.

    #54242
    Avatarandy.stearman
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    hi any chance you could email the file so i can try it

    thanks

    andy

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