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Old Apr 03, 2009, 04:51 PM
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Mounting an outrunner on a glider

I'm considering putting an outrunner in a 3m glider (see other post), but the glider has been designed for traditional brushed motor with 2 screw mount in the wood flat nose.

To mount an outrunner in-board, could i screw the supplied cross plate to the outside/front, and then screw threw to the motor on the inside. This means the can would spin in a fairly tight space, and I need to be careful with the wires but is this feasible ?
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Old Apr 03, 2009, 05:07 PM
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I suppose you could use the X-mount ahead of a ply plate, but you could also screw (with washers) just through the ply plate itself. As long you can route the leads free of the rotating can you are fine.
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Old Apr 03, 2009, 08:23 PM
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Here's another way to do it....
Mount the motor to a thin aluminum plate (license plate material or thicker) using the front motor screw holes. Screw the plate to the fire wall. Would require you to enlarge existing fire wall hole.
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Old Apr 04, 2009, 06:19 PM
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If you have not already purchased the motor, use a brushless inrunner that drops right in
http://www.astroflight.com/index.php...products_id=74

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