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Old 04-09-2014, 03:14 AM   #6433 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MPaulHolmes View Post

As far as motor brushes go, I have no idea how to do that. haha. There are people on here who have done it. It's to optimize a motor for higher voltages. It cuts down on arcing. I think you rotate the brushes some unknown number of degrees, and then reattach them somehow.
Paul is correct. It is done by rotating the entire assembly that holds the brushes.. on some motors you have to drill new holes to do this, some not.
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