library or motor mounts for OpenRocket

afadeev

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Is there a library of common motor mounts for OpenRocket?

Motor mount (MMT) is just an inner tube connected to the airframe via centering rings. Nothing particularly unique about MMTs to populate a library.
Define the diameter and the length of a tube, pick the material, and you are done.

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You can copy and past assemblies...so if you reuse similar setups. Put the CRs, mass object for retainer, mass object for recovery hardware, etc. all as parts "under" the Inner-tube. Then past the assembly into new rocket, and edit positions as needed.

I do this for AV bays, MMT, Nosecone bays, etc.

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Yes... Let me direct you to my part's library...


I also have a large selection of sims for Estes kits that you can use to "borrow" the motor mounts from to paste into a new sim...

 
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In agreement with K'Tesh and with those suggesting copying parts from already built designs. For my part I created a folder on my desktop/laptop that I labeled "OR transfers". I populated it with my most commonly used bits & pieces (motor mounts, rail buttons, Chute Release, nomex, tracker, etc). Then all I need to do when in design mode it to open one of the files, copy and paste the part I need.
 

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If you mean motor retainers (people have given good responses for actual mounts already) just add a mass element that weighs the same as your retainer. That said, I've never seen one that weighed enough to matter for either altitude or stability.
 
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