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From: Rick v100 <rickv100-at-yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: wheel chair motors [TANKS]
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 05:06:20 -0700 (PDT)
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Where does one look for these motors? Hospitals?

--- Grant Mahalek <gmahalek-at-shaw.ca> wrote:

> FYI
> 
> Wheelchair motors and medical scooter motors are
> easily scavenged here in 
> Calgary for free!!
> 
> Grant
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <adt22-at-drexel.edu>
> To: <tanks-at-rctankcombat.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 5:07 PM
> Subject: wheel chair motors [TANKS]
> 
> 
> > just testing out my email signature.  biggest
> middle name EVER (and last 
> > name too).
> >
> > Amir "Does anyone know Amp draw range for wheel
> chair motors?  I think 
> > someone recently said it was ~80 amps.  Even if
> the motors cost $100 each 
> > its still probably cheaper than anything requiring
> a ~9:1 reduction.  But 
> > what about the motor controllers. Other than $500
> Vantec stuff and Steve's 
> > latest set up, what options are there for wheel
> chair controllers?  How 
> > easy/cheap is it to acquire/interface with the
> controller from the actual 
> > wheelchair?  How viable is a 'doubled/tripled' up
> Tri-pact controller? 
> > (Or are there 80 amp relays to be gotten on the
> cheap?)" Tahvildaran
> >
> > 
> 
> 
>