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I found some small Synchronous Motor 110V on ebay.  They have different rpms.  Does anyone know what these motors would be good for?  How to wire them?  I'm looking to build a ferris wheel and maybe something that will spin around slowly on a small stage of some sort like candy canes or teddy bears.  Any help or ideas would be appreciated.

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I used a small asynchronous 15 rpm one for my juggling snowman, but after a week, the wind was enough to make it get "stuck".  Avoid the asynchronous motors...I pulled out the motor and put in one from Winfield I had.  I use the ones from the "dancing santa" in both my hanging santa and juggling snowman now.  The do have one they sell for their ferris wheel as well.  I tried going cheaper and it cost me a lot of time, so I will just be using the Winfield motors in the future for my stuff.

http://www.thewinfieldcollection.com/product/Holiday_Ferris_Wheel_Woodworking_Plans/All-Motorized-Designs-Woodcraft-Patterns

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I use wiper motors, for some and reindeer motors on others.  They both are designed for constant use and are already weatherproof.  The wiper motors are good because they are 2 speed.

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2 hours ago, bigj3fan4life said:

I use wiper motors, for some and reindeer motors on others.  They both are designed for constant use and are already weatherproof.  The wiper motors are good because they are 2 speed.

Any pictures on how you set them up?

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On 12/25/2016 at 6:54 AM, bigj3fan4life said:

I use wiper motors, for some and reindeer motors on others.  They both are designed for constant use and are already weatherproof.  The wiper motors are good because they are 2 speed.

Thats great, but isn't wiper motors only DC? Like 12volt. I would need AC. Where would I find AC motors that have low rpm?

 

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Thats great, but isn't wiper motors only DC? Like 12volt. I would need AC. Where would I find AC motors that have low rpm?
 


Use a power pack that plugs in. 5 volt or 12 volt depending on the speed desired. Plugs into 110
https://youtu.be/rspqLcb1kwk


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