Step 1: Take It Apart
Step 2: Ask for Help
Step 3: Skipped a Couple of Steps... Sorry.
Step 4: Make It Spin!
Step 5: Make It Spin... Part 2
I removed the original geared pulley. Painted the motor mount black, rotated it 180 degrees and remounted it. I then added a three inch v-belt pulley. It was mounted on the 2X8 above the propeller bracket, facing down, so the three inch pulley on the motor lined up with the six inch pulley on the propeller mount.
A v-belt connects the motor to the mount, and a 110volt AC to 12volt 3 amp DC power supply is used. The prop turns at roughly 75rpm.
Step 6: IT... IS... ALIVE! (For Fun, I Added Some Sound Effects to the Beginning of the Video.)
Step 7: My Other Aircraft Part Instructables!
My garage is becoming a bone yard of used airplane parts. Here is another of my aircraft projects…