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Take apart vacuum, see powerful motor, wat do? Answered

So I took apart my old vacuum today and took out the motor with the impeller and everything. I put it into a housing and made a little jet car by strapping it to a skate board, which worked pretty well. I got bored the second I figured out it couldn't push me though. XD Now, I'm just wondering what to do with it. I was thinking maybe a hovercraft, but I don't have a second motor to use for propulsion. (plus, I don't think it would be as fun as one without cords to have to drag around.) So my question is... what should I do with it now? As of now, it doesn't really have a use other than looking and sounding awesome.

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framistan

7 years ago

Put the vacuum cleaner back together and make a Home Haircutting Tool as described in my instructable here ....

https://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-Your-Own-Hair-Spend-Zero-Dinero/

Using this vacuum cleaner attachment, you can cut your own hair easily, or cut the hair of your kids and no barber needed. Save Big Bucks. Spend Zero Dinero.

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kelseymh

7 years ago

Wind tunnel is a great answer. You could also use it to inflate large balloons (think weathersondes).

You could use it for a hovercraft, and incorporate a ducting system to use some of the output for thrust (instead of a second motor). However, since you've already discovered that the thrust isn't enough to push you, it's not going to be enough to support you on a hovercraft, either.