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Help choosing an agitator motor

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Re: Help choosing an agitator motor

Postby Cedar Grove » Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:57 am

Do You have the Agitator offset from the Center of the Pot? How large of a Diameter Agitator are You running with that setp?
I had been Running my Drill with a 2 Blade Propeller made from Wood. I'm guessing the Diameter waas too great for the Old Drill.
It's fine until the motor runs for more than an Hour.
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Re: Help choosing an agitator motor

Postby stainless dude » Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:10 pm

I run the agitator in the center of my masher, dia. of the agitator is about eight inches and blades are made from 2" ss flatbar if I remember correctly, I welded a piece of 1/4 in round bar that is formed in a circular shape and put it at the lowest point. I did this because I do BIAB and wanted to offer the bag some protection from the paddles. I can take a pic of it when I get home if you want...
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Re: Help choosing an agitator motor

Postby dad300 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 8:34 pm

There are a pile of triclamp agitator motors on ebay right now.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/5-hp-air-mixer- ... 3cf3e35cd4

$350 or best offer...for the real thing.

You'd have to have air available.
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Re: Help choosing an agitator motor

Postby Mud » Sun May 24, 2015 1:29 am

Pint, it looks like I never thanked you for the help. Sorry about that. I'll be ordering parts later today and you've saved me a lot of stress. It's much appreciated.

-glacially slow Mud
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