Motor Mounting Plate

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Motor Mounting Plate

Postby jbbkamp » Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:50 pm

I need to replace my wood motor mounting plate on my C20. It was a teak? block before 8.5"x10"x2". Having a hard time coming up with something to replace it. Can't find any teak blocks. Would any other wood work well for making this?
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Postby EmergencyExit » Tue Nov 22, 2011 8:27 am

I would think any hard wood would work well - white oak, etc.

Or you could laminate one to thickness from plywood, then glass it to water proof it..

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Wood Plate for motor

Postby LTCTOM » Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:21 am

Hi there:
I used a piece of hard wood off of a 2 x 10 and it works just fine. May not last as long as teak but it does the job.

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Postby tgentry » Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:17 pm

White oak is hard to find around here. I used mahogony from Menards. Look closely, some of their boards are glued together, but you can find the ones that are a solid piece. ;-)
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