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Old 03-10-2012, 12:46 AM   #1
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Default Glue that holds in motor

I'm replacing my frame this weekend and just curious what the black glue is that eflite uses to hold in the motor. If nobody knows or has any suggestions for what they have used as a substitute that works, please let me know. Thanks
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Old 03-10-2012, 12:51 AM   #2
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I use automotive rtv silicone on my msr.
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:59 AM   #3
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a little dab of hot melt glue works and its easy to remove for motor replacement
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Old 03-10-2012, 10:20 AM   #4
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I just use Elmer's White Glue. This is what was recommended on the included DVD. It holds just fine, but comes off cleanly when it's time to change the motor.
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Old 03-10-2012, 08:37 PM   #5
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I use liquid electrical tape and it works well on other stuff
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:51 PM   #6
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what ever it is , it is garbage, my main motor has slipped out twice now.
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Old 03-10-2012, 09:56 PM   #7
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what ever it is , it is garbage, my main motor has slipped out twice now.
A sudden stop like in a high speed crash can put alot of force on the motor, It would take some thing more permanent like an epoxy to keep the motor from moving but that would make changing it or the frame a problem.
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Old 03-11-2012, 01:07 AM   #8
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Mine moved after a heavy landing.I tried ordinary silicone and it just melted with the heat.Then I remembered I had a tube of Shoe Goo and tried that.Just a small amount applied down the joint between motor and frame with a small flat bladed screwdriver does the trick,and it doesn't look unsightly.

The motor stays put now,and it will remove easily when required.

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Old 03-11-2012, 04:12 AM   #9
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The liquid electrical tape works and holds up pretty well to the heat.
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