>I recently obtained a used prop-pitch motor. I believe it to be a
>"small" prop-pitch based on the attached metal tag which states the
>gear reduction to be 9576:1
>I've partially disassembled it and my question is how to determine
>if this prop-pitch has the dreaded "modification" that changes the
>rotation speed at the expense of the units braking torque?? I'm
>assuming this to be a change of some type to the gear mechanism.
>73 de Phil NA4M email@example.com
I'd put about 10 volts AC on it and see how long it takes to make one
revolution. If it has been modified, it will turn about 1 rpm with 10 volts
AC on it. If it is not modified, it will take about 35 volts AC to make it
go 1 rpm.
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