Re: Modifying a 1725 RPM motor

In a message dated 99-10-15 07:16:25 EDT, you write:

> I purchased a refurbished Baldor L1209 motor for use in a synchronous
> rotary spark gap. 
> Any help on this subject would be greatly appreciated.  I don't run want to
> run the spark gap async, as I don't have an infinite number of NSTs to feed
> it.
> Bwaa-haa-haa,
> I, Arc >>


The space between the dead poles doesn't really matter.  If your
armature is about 3.3" diameter, then make the 4 flats each about
1 1/16" wide, and it will work fine if it's typical induction motor.

John Freau