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Took me and my son few tries to get it right. Managed to get it working. Sent you a video.
How many coild turns on each side of rotor (i.e threaded metal pipe)? How many total turns?
Thanks for the prompt reply.
I reviewed the list of parts. The diameter you have specified for the PVC pipe (1/2 inch). Is it inside or outside? Want to get things right before I go to the hardware store.
I am building this motor with my son. Will keep you posted on how it goes.
It is half-inch inside diameter PVC, simply called half-inch PVC at the hardware store. See my build tips. You might find it easier, and a little cheaper to build, with plastic rotor arms in stead of the metal pipe, and they will work just as well. You may also reach me at HowToLou@gmail.com, if you have other questions. I can respond a little faster to that.
Good luck! When you get it running, please send me a video. I have a gallery section where I post other people's builds.
I am struggling with brushes. I got 12 AWG copper wire. But I am having hard time manipulating it. What gauge wire did you use? I got 14 gauge today. Wanted to check with you before I do one more round... Thanks
Is this motor powerful enough to, say, power an electric scooter, or would one need a larger power source?
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