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  1. Mechanical: Keep burning through my AXWORTHY sewing maching motors...

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    I have the standard 1AMP motor you find on EBAY. I have to replace them every year. I have about a 200 ft run with three garage door pulleys sitting on bolts...they spin freely and fairly efforrlessly. The motor has a small vBelt to the first pulley and the whole thing is controlled by a AC...
  2. Mechanical: HELP! - Motor for spit roasting ghost....recommendaions please.

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    I've built an Axworthy with a sewing machine motor and a monster in a box with a wiper motor. I'm just wondering what I should use for roasting a skeleton over coals. I want it to be about 2RPM and should be stong enough to rotate a plastic skeleton and the mechanism. Would prefer AC however...
  3. Mechanical: My 1st attempt with a motor- help?

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    I would like to have 3 life sized dolls rotating in a circle around a gravestone. It sounds like a lot of math and possibly some physics. I was thinking of a round platform that was rotated with a large belt under it. The belt would be rotated by a motor of some sort. Anyone have any...
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