Collet holding prop on is slipping - how tight can/should I make the nut? - Page 2 - RC Groups
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Feb 16, 2013, 06:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Stupot46
Is there anyway you can move the motor forward?Pack the mounting?
What do you mean? It is mounted with its front screwed onto that beige plastic piece there. To move it forward, I would need to move the beige plastic thing forward, which I can't.
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Feb 16, 2013, 10:23 PM
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Is the motor stick mounted or does it have a mount that screws to a firewall?

If firewall mounted make a spacer out of some lite ply to push the motor forward. Just copy the motor mount and screw holes. You may need some longer screws but that would be a fairly easy fix.

Feb 16, 2013, 11:34 PM
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The motor is mounted behind the firewall, with the shaft poking through
Feb 17, 2013, 01:43 PM
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Just for info, I find that 150 grit sandpaper helps tremendously. I rotate the shaft and make many sandpaper scratches that run along the shaft to help grip for spinning, then I make a crosshatch pattern around the shaft to help with "slip off". Deep scratches.
Feb 18, 2013, 04:11 AM
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If all else fails is a longer shaft a possibility?
Feb 18, 2013, 05:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Stupot46
If all else fails is a longer shaft a possibility?
I don't know where I would get a longer shaft :/ There are replacement shafts for the motor available but they are all the same length. They need to have the shoulder for the circlip at the right point, right? So you can't just buy a longer one for a different motor.

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