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Old 02-24-2010, 08:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I've dug through this thread a lot too
How to Convert an Alternator to A Motor - RC Groups

but a propeller (glorified fan) is a much more predictable load than a car/bike motor so they get away without position sensing ok at startup



I actually have an alternator that I routed the field and stator leads externally on, sitting on the bench.
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