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Old 04-30-2009, 10:03 AM   #1095 (permalink)
Roger Heuckeroth
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Originally Posted by ga2500ev View Post
Take a look. Give a comment. If this actually works then a truly inexpensive, easy to build, high powered, high voltage alternative may be available.

Battery Vehicle Society :: View topic - Mechanical Speed Controller

I actually had a very similar idea, but I was thinking along the lines of drag racing where you want the ability to handle thousands of amps. For a street vehicle I think electronic PWM is still a better way to go.
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