[dorkbotsea-blabber] Source for inexpensive gearhead motors?

Wim Lewis wiml at hhhh.org
Mon May 25 17:26:39 EDT 2009


On May 25, 2009, at 12:29 PM, mike begley wrote:
> I'm looking for a source of small, inexpensive, 12 volt gearhead  
> motors for an art project.  Something that runs at around 10rpm, or  
> thereabouts.  There will be very little load on them, to high  
> torque is not particularly important.

I can't think of very many things that normally want a motor that  
runs at that speed. Windshield wiper motors, maybe? If they don't  
have to be well-matched to each other, maybe you could get a deal on  
used / surplus / pulled wiper motors.




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