A quick torque test on a motor selections for a new guitar pickup winder.

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Comment by Bad Golfer on April 12, 2013 at 9:36am

looking good

Comment by Clock The Wolf on April 11, 2013 at 2:19am

Comment by the anonymous pick on April 11, 2013 at 12:31am

yup  ..  that  looks  like  a winner . 

Comment by Robert DiPietro on April 10, 2013 at 11:00pm

sweet thanks

Comment by Don Goguen on April 10, 2013 at 10:56pm

There is a small circuit board that is a DC motor speed control that the pot is connected to.  The motor has a gear speed reducer.  Both can be found on Ebay.  Cost with free shipping is about $20 if you shop carefully.  This one is about 600 rpm.  I have a 1000 rpm on order too.  Will decide which one to use from the two.  It is the gear drive that makes this workable.  Good speed control and plenty of torque even at low speed and start up which is what you need.

Comment by Robert DiPietro on April 10, 2013 at 10:00pm

thats cool, what kind of motor is that? did you just hook that pot directly to it?

Comment by Harrison Withers on April 10, 2013 at 9:52pm

looks promising

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