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Old Jul 13, 2001, 11:36 PM
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pleaser 400

Does anybody know what type of material is used for the motor mount, and where can I get some? Seems to be some sort of thin fiberglass, I don't know. I keep knockin' mine off due to rough landings (attempted landings I should say) Thanks
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Old Jul 14, 2001, 06:20 AM
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It looks like tempered fibergless. The type used on pprinted cirquit boards.

If the motor mount is still in good shape, take some 1/8 0r 3/16 stock and laminate the motor mount with a piece fore and aft of it. glue with ca and it should hold.
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Old Jul 14, 2001, 09:52 AM
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I'd modify the motor mount so that the motor is held by rubber bands. In this way rough landings just pop the motor out of position with no damage. I did this with my Mini Pleaser after breaking the motor mount many times. Works fine!
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Old Jul 21, 2001, 07:06 PM
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I broke off the mount on my Pleaser 400 and just CA'd it back on. Since nothing else really breaks when it comes off (e.g.fusalage tube, motor mount, prop or motor), I would just keep gluing it back on since it takes less than a minute.

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