stand alone motor for project building.

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I would like a stand alone motor that has a lot of power for using on projects. Like connect to a pressure washer pump, go cart, ect. It would be pretty awesome and would sell like crazy i think. It should have variable speed with a connection for a throttle cable. Just think, you could replace existing lawn mower motors with this. It would be quite inexpensive to design. It should be horizontally and vertically mountable. Also possibly scaleable so one could connect multiple motors together like you see with hydraulic stack pumps. Or sell the motor for the mower separately along with the electronics to it. Variable speed is important along with ramp up speed. The motor should definately be brushless. I can understand that warranty might be a hard thing to offer so just have a circuit that records overloading and excessive use to protect the company.
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Posted 6 years ago

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Hi Jacob,

You can pick up a motor like that at any electrical supply store, or even a Northern Tools.  Motors are available anywhere, even Amazon  :).  There isn't much to picking out a potentiometer, motor and wiring.  If you are wanting to use the EGO battery, then it gets tricky, you would need the Battery mount, which nobody but EGO could supply.

Have a nice day.