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#2084444 - 12/03/09 10:14 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner ***** [Re: Laska]
merkman Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
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Originally Posted By: Laska
so either way the potentiometer controls the speed no matter the motor?


Until you give the DC motor more voltage than it can handle... then there is smoke and no speed.
But that is limited by your input voltage.
Keep your input at or under the Volt rating on your DC motor and you will be fine.

When you under voltage a DC motor the torque (on most motors) will drop off tremendously. You will notice this when the motor is under load. This application of spinning a spoon in water requires little to no torque so it isn't an issue in this case.

You can get around the torque drop off by electronically pulsing the DC motor at full voltage though the use of an electronic speed controller (trolling motors and RC cars use these), but that is a lot more expensive and not needed in this application.

Generally speaking you won’t hurt a DC motor by undervolting it. Its torque and speed will diminish until it has too few volts and it just won’t spin.

Keep your input voltage at or under the motors rating and the top end is taken care of too.

AC motors are different they require constant voltage.

Take a kid darkhouse spearing, it is an experience they will enjoy for a lifetime!!!

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#2085028 - 12/04/09 11:38 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: merkman]
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I WANT TO DELETE THIS THREAD SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BAD.

This is no worth the money or time! eek blush laugh crazy sick

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#2085040 - 12/04/09 11:41 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Bass N Spear]
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lol, BNS ur just jealous you dont have one, after all elwood did have the only nord come in to that thing at the last gtg....... smile

I cant seem to pick out a good potentimeter, last try and Im saying heck with it! and Im gonna buy one from the Hillbilly Engineering Team pro shop....

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#2085047 - 12/04/09 11:43 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Bass N Spear Offline
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heck no, i dont want one, i think its a horrible thing to have in your spearing house

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#2085053 - 12/04/09 11:45 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Bass N Spear]
Laska Offline
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dont like the noise or what? thats the only thing buggin me at this moment...

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#2085100 - 12/04/09 12:03 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Bass N Spear Offline
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throw it away, put it behind your truck tire and run it over when you leave!

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#2085508 - 12/04/09 05:30 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Bass N Spear]
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someone's got an issue with tecnolagy oh wait they been spinin spoons for as long as theres been spearing.
someday he'll learn what he's missing and it might be sooner than you think wink laugh laugh laugh laugh laugh laugh laugh laugh
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#2085937 - 12/05/09 12:22 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Gordie]
Laska Offline
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I got a rheostat and now the thing goes stealthy slow, very little noise at all, I love this thing to bad I can't try it out yet... Maybe BNS will get one for xmas, n end up spearing a monster!

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#2086937 - 12/05/09 10:16 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
merkman Offline
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Cool!!!

Good to hear you got it going!!!

Today I bought the ultimate spearing decoy.

I just know BnS is so NOT gonna like it.....

I have to post pics but I am not sure when I will be able to.

Take a kid darkhouse spearing, it is an experience they will enjoy for a lifetime!!!

Responsibly harvesting & eating wild fish and game is neither criminal nor unethical
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#2086999 - 12/05/09 11:25 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: merkman]
Laska Offline
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What is it!? Hey merk ya wanna go spearin sometime b4 january?

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#2087006 - 12/05/09 11:32 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
merkman Offline
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Originally Posted By: Laska
What is it!?


I will post pics soon.

It will fit nice on my decoy spinner!!

Originally Posted By: Laska
What is it!? Hey merk ya wanna go spearin sometime b4 january?


I wanna go the Wednesday or Thursday this week.

I am lining some thing up for the International Falls area right now.

Take a kid darkhouse spearing, it is an experience they will enjoy for a lifetime!!!

Responsibly harvesting & eating wild fish and game is neither criminal nor unethical
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#2087093 - 12/06/09 07:08 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: merkman]
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merk you wont have to go that far
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#2087143 - 12/06/09 08:02 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Gordie]
Laska Offline
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How do I attach something to The decoy spinner? I'm puzzled its the only thing not in the diagram n I can't remember how elwoods setup was..

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#2087147 - 12/06/09 08:05 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
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There is a hole drilled thru the shaft on the motor. I use 80lb powerpro fishing line to a snap. I also made the line exter long and doubled it up. ran it thru the shaft the tied it bakc to the sline with a slip knot so I can lengthen the line for depth.


Edited by elwood (12/06/09 08:08 AM)
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#2087175 - 12/06/09 08:35 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Gordie]
Laska Offline
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How the heck did u drill a hole thru that?

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#2087181 - 12/06/09 08:42 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Gordie Offline

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Very small drill bit and slowly clamp it in a vise center punch and drill nothing to it. grin
I just looked at mine and I put a snap thru the hole in the shaft then ran the line thru the snap. I will try to get some pics up later I 'm going to visit my dad and shackbash today.
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#2087203 - 12/06/09 09:03 AM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Gordie]
Laska Offline
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sweet, hows shackbash doin?

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#2087511 - 12/06/09 01:42 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Gordie Offline

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my truck broke down on the way there this morning so I limped it back and road down with my mom to see dad and didnt make over to see shack but just got off the phone with his better half and they just moved him to the 7th floor so he is out of the ICU he moving up in the world
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#2087527 - 12/06/09 01:53 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Bass N Spear Offline
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dont waste the time and money on me guys when it comes to the HBS

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#2454894 - 01/03/11 07:57 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Bass N Spear]
merkman Offline
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Registered: 12/16/07
Posts: 4044
Loc: MN
Originally Posted By: Bass N Spear
dont waste the time and money on me guys when it comes to the HBS


Bump...

Take a kid darkhouse spearing, it is an experience they will enjoy for a lifetime!!!

Responsibly harvesting & eating wild fish and game is neither criminal nor unethical
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#2454908 - 01/03/11 08:06 PM
Re: How to make a Decoy Spinner [Re: Laska]
Laska Offline
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Registered: 12/19/08
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Loc: Stockton,MN
using a dremel on the pvc works like a charm!

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