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Old Apr 16, 2008, 12:23 PM
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Turnigy motor, shaft on wrong way.


Hi all,

I have this motor:

Turnigy motor
trouble is I need the shaft to be coming out the other end.

I am relatively new to the hobby and wondering how to do this.
Is it simply a matter of removing the circlip and the little grub screw and hammering it

Some info from those in the know would be very helpful,

Many thanks,

Alex
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Old Apr 16, 2008, 01:21 PM
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Not sure if this will help or not,,,

http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/tips1.html#Shaft_Reversal

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Old Apr 16, 2008, 01:46 PM
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Thanks for that.

Are these things hard to move then?

I do not have a drill press so that's out
Old Apr 16, 2008, 01:56 PM
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A vise will work. They will push out easily, but don't try using a hammer. Steady pressure is what is needed.

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Old Apr 16, 2008, 02:16 PM
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Tips for Disambler and repair.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=839283

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Old Apr 16, 2008, 05:04 PM
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You don't necessarily need to move the shaft - the thing on the right hand side of the photo bolts onto the rotating side of the motor and takes a prop with an 8mm hole (I know because I've just bought that exact motor)

I also bought one of their smaller motors, and knocked the shaft through with a hammer (I'll use a vice next time!) - it wasn't hard.
Old Apr 16, 2008, 09:17 PM
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What RobinBennet said. I just received the 50-55 motor, and this is how I have it set up. Use the socket head screws provided to mount the included prop adapter to the side opposite the shaft.

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Old Apr 17, 2008, 06:55 AM
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Fair point guys but if I do it that way I have to either mount the engine lower or higher than it should be (6-7mm or so) or remove a bit of strength from behind the firewall as it's in the way of the shaft.
Also the shaft will be rotating extremely close to a big LIPO.

I think I'll do it similar to the above but box the shaft in a bit, just to keep the batts safe and replace some of the strength lost from cutting.

You guys have been great.

Thank you.

Alex


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