Can motors overpriced?

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Robert B
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Can motors overpriced?

Post by Robert B » Mon Jan 17, 2022 4:39 pm

I always thought that can motors are overpriced; China proves me wrong.

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Re: Can motors overpriced?

Post by RodTT » Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:26 am

I bought a pack of ten of very similar-looking motors for what amounted to a couple of pounds. I've used two in GP9 motorisations and so far, a couple of years on, they're doing fine.

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Re: Can motors overpriced?

Post by RodTT » Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:30 am

A rider to the above - the locos are sometimes a little jerky but I can't be at all sure this is down to the motors, more likely my construction.

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Re: Can motors overpriced?

Post by AstroGoat760 » Tue Jan 25, 2022 2:26 am

I have bought a bulk lot of similar can motors for a song, and I am still going through them, years later, with only one failure thus far, and that was the "test article" motor that I intentionally fed 18-20 volts from a G scale power pack to see how long it would hold up.
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