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Use a joystick motor rumble to stir small paint cans

Step 1: Tear Down

tear down, strip and gut your joystick, salvage all what you can (potentiometers, switches, etc) and get the, usually 2, rumble motors.

Step 2: Connection

Connect your motor to a battery, usually 5v (the one in the pic is a worn out 9v one)

Step 3: Attach

Attach the motor to the paint can and complete the connection to the battery or switch on

Step 4: Stir Baby!

Enjoy your paint stir, not shaken

Step 5: Pfred2´s Method

pfred2 method? (at least what i understood from the commentary)
<p>I like pfred2's method as wire coat hangers are, for me, more readily available than joysticks.<br>Thanks to each of you for saving me shaking my arms off. why doesn't this text auto capitalise new sentences??<br>nor paragraphs.<br>Now, I wonder if my nail polish and mascara could benefit?<br>jennyxls</p>
<p>Step 4 is wrong. The paint is SHAKEN not STIRRED.</p>
<p>That was a 007ish quote...</p>
<p>I bend a little bit of coat hanger so it has a loop on one end and chuck the other end into a cordless drill. Instant power paint stirrer.</p>
<p>thanks for the idea, i added it in the instructable if you don&acute;t mind. If you do i&acute;ll remove it.</p>
<p>Enjoy. I use coat hanger stirrers to stir little craft paint bottles. I made another stirrer for 5 gallon buckets out of half inch thick steel rod. I use it for stirring up roof paint. That one is more like a T though, welded.</p><p>For gallon pails try to find some older blender paddles. You can chuck one of those into a drill and run it too.</p>

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