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Bowhunter

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Could some tell me the Dia. of motor cases? I know that a 38mm is 1.500 but what is a 24, 29, and a 75? I would apprectate this info
 

DJ Delorie

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A 24 is 24mm, a 29 is 29mm, etc. Divide mm by 25.4 to get inches. Are you sure you're asking the right question? Those numbers ARE the diameters.
 

Justin Horne

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I think he means in english, so your 25.4 answer is what he wanted.
I think.
 

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I thought maybe he wanted to know if they were over/under sized relative to that dimension, as in "fits in a 24mm ID tube" vs "24mm OD".
 

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Oh yeah, that's possible too... I think its english because when he said he knew 38 is 1.5. However, it certainly could be that.. Come to think of it, I don't know the answer. Is it a 29mm OD motor?
 

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Well, I just checked my 13/18/24mm engines with a dial caliper, and they're pretty much dead on the mm measurement. BT IDs seem to be a few thou over. I don't have anything bigger than 24mm, but the 29mm and 38mm BTs at totubular.com are also oversized.
 

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Yes, to get inches, divide by 25.4.
29mm would be 1.142, 24mm is .945 and 18mm is .709, 38mm is 1.496
for BT sizes, (id&od) go to https://www.totubular.com/ and print the page and pin it up on the wall.
 
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