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Circuit and motor for moving an arm

Tina Keeler

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I want my full size nutcracker to be able to move his arm which is made from a drain pipe and would like to know what sort of motor and circuit I will need for to move a 60cm piece of drain pipe.
 

Pommie

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Look at servo motors for models. Some of the bigger ones can produce some impressive torque. Not sure if "nut cracking" force is available.

Mike.
 

gophert

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I'm trying to imagine how this will work out.
Are you thinking of arms swinging like a marching motion, or a drummer movement or a Heil Hitler movement or ...?

I don't see a desirable end product with some of these scenarios. Either by complexity or, if you elect the simplest one, it won't be a popular effect.
 

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