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RE: [TCML] Synch Motor

I once used a small motor from a strip-chart recorder, simiar to this one. I used a drill chuck to attach the disk to the motor shaft. I simply rotated the disk, instead of the motor.


--- On Fri, 6/6/08, Quarkster <quarkster@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Quarkster <quarkster@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: RE: [TCML] Synch Motor
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Friday, June 6, 2008, 7:05 PM
> Gary -
>   Unfortunately, the motor cannot be rotated on this mount
> without modifications. This is a very common mounting
> design, with the motor wiring exiting the center of the
> motor housing and passing down through the center of the
> mount. The motor housing is drilled and tapped radially for
> four screws, and the mount is secured to the motor with
> these screws passing from the inside of the mount into the
> motor housing. If you removed the mount screws, you could
> secure the motor to the mount with large stainless steel
> band clamps or something similar, but it would look pretty
> jury-rigged.
>   Regards,
>   Herr Zapp

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