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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 4 days ago #1

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Turn this
www.aliexpress.com/item/AC110-240V-DIY-M....13010608.0.0.wInwdL

www.aliexpress.com/item/DC-New-1-8V-3V-5....13010608.0.0.iK5XTX

www.aliexpress.com/item/1-PCS-100x60x25m....13010708.0.0.W0aIUK

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So I took a cheap mini drill from Ali Express added a motor controller, stripped out the transformer that had a Euro lead on it and added an NZ cord and plug and now I have a mini drill that goes really slow and the whole thing cost lest than $20
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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 4 days ago #2

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Nice G1! Gonna do the same!

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Cool:woohoo:
Good score....

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 3 days ago #4

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Good score Gary

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It's not really a score in the sense that I found something cheap, I bought the components with the intention of building a variable speed drill. Without the motor controller it runs at some insane speed but with the controller you can see it turning, it's that slow. It also has a fair amount of torque which is always good.
I have a feeling that I'm going to be building another one for someone else....... so I'll try to document the steps so anyone can do it.

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That's the same unit I showed you at armistice :-)
Yes please post up a how to, I've already bought the extras ready if you do

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 1 day ago #7

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Watching :whistle: :)

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 1 day ago #8

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cool parts on the way :)

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 15 hours ago #9

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Might have to get these bits too. How small does the collet go down to?

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 15 hours ago #10

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I've used 0.3mm with no issues, could go smaller I reckon.
I'll bring my soldering iron to Taupo and help if wanted.

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Variable speed mini drill for under $20 1 week 13 hours ago #11

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I've just ordered the bits for mine (plus another set for another guy at my work). Aliexpress should be paying you comission G1...

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lol yeah

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