I think it was Einstein who said "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."
This stator mod has been discussed for years....
The first attempt at this modification looks like quite a kludge, but I applaude Rags for doing an elegant job!
Someone should draw a CAD model of an offset bracket/cover and post it on the forum so others can take it to their local machine shop. This would fix the layered cover/mounting plate problem. Anyone use a 3D design package?