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Old Nov 17, 2009, 07:49 AM
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Originally Posted by nocontrol1 View Post
Hey Bob- Thanks! I've never had any of the boron shafts. I built a under slung mount for a Raptor 60 out of the golf shafts. It's held up under a few "firm" autos quite well. I'm still trying to wrap my brain around how to mount the yaw mechanism to the end of one of these shafts... Any ideas?

Rob D.
I would glue a smaller non tapered rod into the end of the club shaft to use as the pivot. The you could glue a plate to the club shaft for your servo mount.
I don't like using glue, because it is usually too brittle. The tape method using strapping tape works well, and is field repairable.
You could also hard mount the motor to the end of the shaft, and pivot the shaft at the center frame end. A little careful sanding to remove the taper, then you would need a tube for that to fit in. Wax them both, should work...

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