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Oct 13, 2007, 05:39 PM
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Eflight Mini Pulse XT mount off center?

I just started putting together my Mini Pulse XT, and noticed the holes on the motor mount are off center by a lot. It would cause the motor to sit 6mm off center to the right (looking at the front of the plane). Is this right? Doesn't seem so to me.
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Oct 13, 2007, 06:25 PM
Chesapeake Bay RC Club
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The plane has right and down thrust. The mount is correct.
Oct 13, 2007, 06:27 PM
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It makes the whole motor sit way off center, though. By about 6mm. The spinner will not sit center with the cowl. I understand it should have right, and down thrust angle, but shouldn't the motor itself still be center with the fuse?
Last edited by Toker; Oct 13, 2007 at 06:46 PM.
Oct 13, 2007, 10:13 PM
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Here is another ARF I have still wrapped in plastic. Talked to a bud of mine with a Plug and Play and he said he freaked when he took off the cowl the first time because of this offset. So I think it is normal.

Pic attached.

Oct 13, 2007, 10:30 PM
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I guess that's the way it should be. Really odd, though. I was thinking the line worker had a liquid lunch that day.

Thanks for your help, guys.
Oct 14, 2007, 10:18 AM
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If the motor was mounted on exact center and then canted right and down the shaft for the prop would be nowhere near the planes center line, hence the offset. Looks a bit strange the first time you encounter the setup but that is how it has to be if the prop shaft is going to end up in the center of the plane.
Oct 14, 2007, 11:00 AM
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Makes sense. I've just never seen one that far off center before. My MUS is dead center. Guess I'll just keep building it, and see what happens. Thanks for the help, guys. I don't know where I'd be in this hobby without forums, and people that are always quick, and willing to help.

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