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61301RE: Cheapo linear actuator using a pager motor?

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  • <rlnansel@...>
    Feb 6, 2014
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      Yeah, the spring is a problem. However, I have made direct-driven leadscrews with hobby motors and 6-32 threaded rod. I definitely wouldn't classify them as "easy" to build, at least without a lathe. But they are fairly cheap.


      The string-twisty actuator looks like it could be a good compromise.


      -Bobby

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