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Posted 19 February 2016 - 07:04 PM
I bought a better rotisserie but had to buy the whole kit cost me about 90 bucks. I don't have any other option really I live in the middle of nowwhere Canada. The lures don't drop if I stack one side but it's turning about 2 times per minute, opposed to my cheap rotisserie turning 1 per minute. Is that to fast I wonder for evirotex?
Posted 19 February 2016 - 07:51 PM
I think my rotisserie is faster than that and mine come out fine. Although, I did just have my first problem with Etex, it grew a lump after about an hour on the wheel after I stopped it. I don't think I mixed it properly.
How long do you guys leave your lures turning for?
Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:19 PM
For Etex, 12 hours. It's "set" after 8, but used to let it run overnight anyway.
I watched it for the first half hour, so I could see if any problems developed, and then I'd go into the house and check again in the morning, when I'd recoat.
Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:23 PM
Really...that long eh? I thought it was only like 30 mins or so, then it hardened in 48 hours. Good to know, thanks!
Recoat? How many times do you coat? It's pretty thick I find.
Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:32 PM
E tex, for my swimbaits, needed two coats.
If you have questions, they have a great technical staff that will answer them. The phone number is on the box.
Posted 19 February 2016 - 09:42 PM
Quick calculation, might like to confirm. Looks like if the motor shaft is 1/4" and you mount the motor to a base and make or buy a 1" pulley for the turner you should be in the 3.5 RPM range. Should be easy to spin it with a larger diameter O-ring. Just run the o-ring on the motor shaft unless you are turning several large baits at once.
Posted 19 February 2016 - 10:02 PM
This flat/dead spot has been well documented over the years. I don't recall anyone coming up with a solution. Don't bother replacing with a new motor, it is a design fault that exists in them all. Probably all made by the same company.
Posted 19 February 2016 - 10:40 PM
Here's something to try. With nothing attached to the rotisserie grab the output shaft and try to spin it back and forth with your fingers. If you feel any slack that is what is known as "backlash". Gears have to have a certain amount of clearance between them to keep them from binding and wearing out prematurely. If they are too tight you get increased friction which wears the gears out prematurely as well as putting excess stress on the motor which also shortens it's life. Too much clearance and you get the problem your experiencing that shows itself as a "drop" when unbalanced weight moves to the downward side of the rotation and gravity takes over.
Shimming the gears, either farther apart or closer together, is the only way to correct "backlash". I know of nothing that can be done to correct this problem in a sealed unit such as a rotisserie. About all you can do is buy a new turner motor and hope for the best.
Posted 20 February 2016 - 05:54 AM
If anyone looking for a new motor,its worth having a look at 60ktyz synchronous motors.Can be bought direct from china or from amazon. Available in various r.p.m, powerful and reliable.
Posted 20 February 2016 - 08:14 AM
Microwave plate motor has worked great for me, and they are free. I glued my wood dowel to the motor
Posted 20 February 2016 - 06:00 PM
I got around the issue of keeping the wheel in the drying motor by building a simple linkage. I cut the shaft in two, ground a tongue and groove into it to re-mate it, drilled a hole, and used a nail cut off and held in place with a tiny neodymium magnet to keep it in place. The part driving the wheel is held in place by a shaft collar and set screw.
Edited by jigginpig, 20 February 2016 - 06:02 PM.