Properly curved motor magnets are used in the world’s finest electric vehicles, yet this is only one component of several that makes up a precision-made electric motor:
The marketing copy on the Thrust 40 stretches a bit - don’t drink the RotorKool-Aid - yet it describes a precision-made motor that Neo can outperform.
I hardly think anyone here will make the case for lower precision, unless price is the guiding factor.
Our little alliance isn’t about building yet another “buy motor for $55, sell for $120” kind of business, because frankly speaking, there’s hundreds of posts on how well that business model has actually served our community (look past fanboy hype, resale value is crap). Fact.
Some of us hold the Hoyt motor in very high regard; personally speaking, I know we can do far better, for hubs, outrunner motors and axial drives.
Competition makes us all better, and the Freefolk win. Personally, I think this is worth investing into.