Servo mounting brass rods

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Servo mounting brass rods

Post by cncmodeller » Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:34 pm

I've decided to put RC into my Superior and I notice that there are 4 threaded holes in the footplate for the reverser servo, looking at my L and B Lew which has a very neat RC set up by Track shack, they have used brass rods with bolts that fit in these holes and suspend the servo at the correct height which I can see also online a picture of the same on a Superior.
My question is where do you get these from or do I have to make them?
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Re: Servo mounting brass rods

Post by cncmodeller » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:15 am

Found them, they have a specific name, now I can find them easily, Thanks for all the help....

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Re: Servo mounting brass rods

Post by tom_tom_go » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:08 am

Could you share please with what you have found so it may help others in future?

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Re: Servo mounting brass rods

Post by cncmodeller » Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:41 pm

At last somebody is interested!
Yes they are called Standoff Spacers used to mount PCB boards at various heights and they start at M3 and are hexagonal with a male and female thread at each end.
I've found them in box sets or individually and they come in lots of useful lengths, beware of one particular supplier on eBay as right at the bottom they state the delivery could be delayed due to weather conditions! That to me is very suspect.
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Re: Servo mounting brass rods

Post by tom_tom_go » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:08 pm

Ah, I know what they are as they are used in computers.

You mentioned brass rod in your original post so I was not able to advise.

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Post by -steves- » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:59 pm

If you had got really stuck I would have machined some up for you, but glad you found them :thumbup:
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Re: Servo mounting brass rods

Post by cncmodeller » Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:50 pm

Thanks Steve, thats most kind, it just goes to show that if you don't know the proper name of something, no amount of searching on Google comes up with anything!
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