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#1 DH1 OFFLINE  

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Posted April 16, 2011 - 08:27 PM

I got 3 of these motors a couple yrs ago, thought that they would be good for electric mower deck motors, 3 blade deck, 1 for each blade.
The problem is that they don't work, I tried hooking them up to a 6volt batt. and they seem to draw power but don't spin.
The red and black wires a double and soldered together, the smaller wires???
Label on it says 24volt DC, they turn smooth and free but don't spin when I hook up power to them.
Anybody got any ideas here or did I buy 3 burned out motors.

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I would really like to put together a mower deck for the Electric Massey.

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Posted April 16, 2011 - 09:00 PM

Not sure what you have there Doug, but home you can get them going. You may have to go to a motor shop, I would try taking them to a starter shop since they deal in DC. If they are small enough and knowledgable, you might get lucky and they know that they are doing.

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Posted April 17, 2011 - 05:03 PM

Great idea. Go for it.
Sure you're already on it, but call that #

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Posted April 17, 2011 - 07:17 PM

I found the companies website Click Here There is a contact and an E-mail tab in their menu bar. You could try contacting them with the part number and ask for a spec sheet and wiring schematic. That would be the first thing I would do. Hope this helps.
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Posted April 17, 2011 - 07:29 PM

I found the companies website Click Here There is a contact and an E-mail tab in their menu bar. You could try contacting them with the part number and ask for a spec sheet and wiring schematic. That would be the first thing I would do. Hope this helps.


I don't know how you found that web site, I have looked in the past and found nothing.
Al I can say is thanks and I'll contact them for more info.

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Posted April 17, 2011 - 08:21 PM

You're more than welcome Doug! As to how I found it...Even a blind squirrel stumbles upon a nut from time to time LOL.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 06:13 AM

Did you have any luck getting these motors running?

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:55 AM

Did you have any luck getting these motors running?


I sent the co. an email and have not heard back from them, but looking at there web site I think these motors have a built in controller, looks like the small wires are for a 5k pot to control it. Since I was testing these 24volt motors on 6volts it's no wonder why they didn't work. Going to try on 24volts and see what happens, these might be better for another EV project as apposed to mower deck motors.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 08:23 AM

Thanks for the update Doug.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 05:35 PM

Cool Doug. If they really are really set up with controller and all work you can send one my way. :D
24 volt and 2 hp would be really good on other Electric conversions.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 06:55 PM

Tried 1 of the motors and they work, put 24volts to it, touch the small wires together and it works, really strong for it's size I couldn't hold on to it.
This would make a good go cart or electric ATV, 2 motors 1 for each drive wheel, double 5k pot, it might work.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:00 PM

Awesome!
Where did you score those?

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:08 PM

Awesome!
Where did you score those?


I got those at the Barrie auto swap meet, the big one "Burls Creek" 2 yrs ago, bought 3 of them and the motor that's in the Electric Massey of the same guy.
If you haven't gone to that swap meet you need to go, it's unbelievable the size, 6hrs for me to walk it and not see anything twice.

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:22 PM

Oh yeah, I like shopping.
When does that happen?

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Posted April 22, 2011 - 07:41 PM

Tried 1 of the motors and they work, put 24volts to it, touch the small wires together and it works, really strong for it's size I couldn't hold on to it.
This would make a good go cart or electric ATV, 2 motors 1 for each drive wheel, double 5k pot, it might work.

Hey Doug, that is awesome. I didn't even think about my Electric ATV project that is in the gutter some until now. Wonder now if one of those dandy motors isn't my solution for it. Sure saves a lot of wiring and controllers mess, and then cut out a battery on the machine. Do those motors go backward if polarity is swapped?




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