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Big Johnny
04-08-2009, 10:47 PM
I love to tinker with stuff, clocks, the timer off my wife washer, oh well she wanted some of those new HE frontloaders anyway. Is there someplace I can buy a kit to build an outrunner? I don't think I could do a cd rom motor modification, I have really large hands, which come in handy at times but not for little bitty things. What special tools do you need, I have an account with Snap-On (The Worlds Best Tools) I'm a former heavy equipment mechanic, till I messed up my back, now I have plenty of time on my hands.

Thanks: Johnny

ron_van_sommeren
04-09-2009, 12:10 AM
Warning: motor winding/building is very addictive, several people attested to that fact.

No special tools needed beyond what every RC pilot already has lieing around in his shop

Kits/wire/magnets/turned parts/bearings/stator/shafts:
www.gobrushless.com (http://www.gobrushless.com)
www.innov8tivedesigns.com (http://www.innov8tivedesigns.com)
www.aircraft-world.com (http://www.aircraft-world.com)
www.customcdr.com (http://www.customcdr.com)
www.strongrcmotors.com (http://www.strongrcmotors.com)
More kit manufacturers, listed per country:
http://www.rclineforum.de/forum/thread.php?threadid=43664&sid=

Motor building 101, must read:
www.gobrushless.com/kb (http://www.gobrushless.com/kb)
-> basic overview (1-5)

Tips, tricks, checks and tests, may save you from frying your newly built motor and/or controller:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=240993 (it's a sticky there)

'Bibles'
www.aerodesign.de/peter (http://www.aerodesign.de/peter) -> English (12slot/14magnetpole only = lrk winding diagram)
http://www.torcman.de/index_e.htm
-> downloads
-> Assembly Procedure
www.powercroco.de (http://www.powercroco.de) -> English

Discussion:
www.yahoogroups.com/group/lrk-torquemax (http://www.yahoogroups.com/group/lrk-torquemax) (moderated by yours truly, no spam :)
www.rcgroups.com/electric-motor-design-and-construction-361 (http://www.rcgroups.com/electric-motor-design-and-construction-361)