Cooling fan protector

In my scrap box I found an old expanded metal, so I made an easy fan protector for the cooling tray. I bought my R1V1 second hand, but was surprised this wasn’t included.


Nice. I use bit of stainless steel screen. Now the foam doesn’t ever rub the fan blades.


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A small fan protector off Amazon:


Just stumbled into this thread. @damon, is that same / similar type of material as window screen? Although I think what I have spare are fiberglass or aluminum window screen.

No, not like most window screen. This is stainless steel, which should be easier to keep clean, I think.

Like this:

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