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gpiney 02-03-2010 01:33 PM

Rear mounting an Odyssey?
 
I plan on mounting my battery in the back, However, I plan on using an Odyssey PC680. The parts supplied with the -1 fuselage kit are for the Concord battery. Are there other parts available for mounting a PC680 or do you have to mod the existing parts? If modded, Anyone got Pictures?

Thanks,

RV8MW 02-03-2010 02:27 PM

Greg,

There is a few pictures on my kitlog web page. Click on all on the right and scroll down pictures. Had to modify tray that came with kit used angle at bottom cut top u channell to give clearance to cables at top. I ended up changing the upper hold down ordered one on the internet from a battery supplier in ca.

William Slaughter 02-04-2010 07:41 AM

Mod the existing tray
 
I set the 680 in place, & traced around it with a Sharpie, then did some basic measuring to be sure I had it marked square and straight. Fabricated three pieces of angle with rivet holes, then clamped and match drilled them to the existing bracket. On to the next thing!



Found the picture.

scsmith 02-04-2010 10:05 AM

I just did this
 
I just switched from a Concorde to the Oddessy. I set it in place, using the normal hold-down, and measured for a spacer block in front. I cut a piece of wood to that dimension, and retained it with one screw in from the front channel on the tray so it doesn't walk out. Took 10 minutes, and I have a tray that will work with either battery now.

wera710 02-05-2010 02:45 PM

ok...am I the ONLY guy who laughed my *** off when I read the topic title??

Been a looong day.

jseavolt 04-15-2017 02:01 PM

Scott, the post may be several years old...but I still laughed out loud at your comment :)


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