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Date: 03/27/07 02:36 AM

57 Responses to How to Make a Motor

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    March 26, 2007 at 10:05 pm
    Link: How to Make a Motor - All you need is a AA battery, a magnet and a piece of wire.
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    jako9b14270 Male 13-17
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:41 am
    That is really cool.
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    FrozenSunset Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:43 am
    I remember doing something like this in elementary school, it was fun.
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    hyeonkim0805 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:49 am
    O......M......G......
  5. Profile photo of jebler
    jebler Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 2:59 am
    why is this on iab?
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    kongen Male 18-29
    265 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:17 am
    What the hell is a neodymium Magnet?
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    Fayth Female 18-29
    496 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:25 am
    Hey, that`s pretty spiffy.
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    UndKeineEier Male 18-29
    89 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:51 am
    Neato, I think I`ll make one sometime, for kicks and giggles.
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    FLB Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 4:20 am
    Cool.
    That wud really freak you out if you were stoned or something.
    You`d be there for hours wondering how the damn thing works.
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    siny_toy_gun Female 13-17
    267 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 5:01 am
    homo
  11. Profile photo of jebler
    jebler Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:12 am
    kogen long story short its a realy strong magnet. dont feel like going in to detail, i will say tho dont take 2 of then that are a half inch thick and put one on each side of your ear lobe. also dont put 2 smaller ones one in each nostril. that was a bitch to get out of my nose.... good times.
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    Devi3000 Female 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:20 am
    So I wonder what would happen if you used a speaker magnet, car battery, and a coat hanger? Hey Jebler! Why don`t you try it out and get back to us on how it worked.
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    Argh_Beast Male 18-29
    838 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 6:10 am
    Now I know! And Knowledge is power! MUAHAHAHAHA...
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    zincyams Male 13-17
    260 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 6:42 am
    That twas cool. Now if only I wasn`t poor...
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    Argh_Beast Male 18-29
    838 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:15 am
    ^^^^
    A poor Canadian?
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    ravenking Male 13-17
    18 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:16 am
    I couldn`t be bothered watching it. Can someone please summarise?
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    dumaspere Male 18-29
    102 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:47 am
    ravenking you should watch it, theres b00bs
  18. Profile photo of Mr-Womble
    Mr-Womble Male 18-29
    108 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:25 am
    what b00bs ? i dont see b00bs :( you disapoint me. all i could see was a potential weapon for some random terrorist organisation
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    Mr_Sir Male 18-29
    576 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:33 am
    I think I`ll go and make one now... a dump in my pants that is.
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    antdow3 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 9:45 am
    wow that was boss, ill hav 2 make 1 sumtime
    nice vid btw
  21. Profile photo of jetmark
    jetmark Male 30-39
    1024 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 10:10 am
    yay! fun. i think i`ll make one right now.
  22. Profile photo of dragonrice
    dragonrice Male 18-29
    632 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 10:39 am
    Please tell me that works I want to make one.
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    IAmTheMoose Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 10:50 am
    if i ever get one of those magnets and some copper wire, i am most definitly going to be making one of those.
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    chloe32090 Female 13-17
    33 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:33 am
    Yeah, we definitely did that yesterday in my 11th-grade Physics class. A lot of times it doesn`t work as well as it`s supposed to. But once you get it working, it`s pretty cool.
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    ranon Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 1:04 pm
    I thought this would be something elementary. A power source with a magnet and a coil of wire makes a motor.

    What surprised me, however was the ease of the spinning and the speed of the motor. Also the ingenous way of coiling the wire, so that the wire itself turns and not the magnet, is nice.

    However, coiling the wire will be a little difficult, if you actually do it.

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    braindamaged Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 1:55 pm
    FLB, if you put the bong down and opened a physics book and opened the chapter on electric currents and magnetism then you`d learn that a current traveling through a wire creates a magnetic field.

    Okay, I`m done explaining, I realize that everyone came here coz they were bored and that probably didn`t help. :P

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    wales4eva Male 13-17
    572 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 3:29 pm
    how old is this?

    this is older than water

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    JarvisKnot Male 18-29
    268 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 4:32 pm
    I like putting them on the ground and having a race...

    VROOM!

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    shizzaster Male 13-17
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    March 27, 2007 at 4:45 pm
    Dude---doesn`t EVERYONE figure this out by the time they`re in grade 7?
    yikes...

    me and my friend made one with different speeds that rotate in different directions! so hah!

    it`s REALLY not that hard..

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    sunnysongbrd Female 18-29
    532 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 5:51 pm
    NEAT!!!

    No, in my conservative-a~~ elementary, jr high, and high schools, we never did stuff like this...

    Heck, we didn`t even do baking soda vinegar...

    And I played my GameBoy through AP Physics.

    Needless to say, I`m a liberal arts major.

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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    March 27, 2007 at 5:58 pm
    =O
    DuDE! YeS!
    awpsome....yes awpsome
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    Snowkid32 Male 13-17
    89 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 6:17 pm
    That was fu*king awesome.
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    Shillier Male 18-29
    260 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 6:53 pm
    whad`ya mean i can`t take off my sweater? IM HOT!!
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    Markoloid Male 18-29
    55 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:11 pm
    i`d say i would make one but then i would then i`d probably get a bad idea like make a spinning penis then take it to class or somthing
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    Unanswered Male 13-17
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    March 27, 2007 at 7:21 pm
    Awesome! I`m trying that whenever I can get my hands on the stuff you need. Anyone know a substitute for one of those magnets? I mean they aren`t something you find "just lying around". I already have evrything else.
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    Dextrine Male 18-29
    483 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 7:56 pm
    ^^^lol mr rogers simpsons reference
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    Thegodofhats Female 13-17
    60 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 8:24 pm
    Icoulkd wachttthat spiinnigngthing forervever
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    philippic Male 18-29
    1704 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:06 pm
    i bet that dude smokes like 40 fags a day!

    he got sum serious breathing difficulty.

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    Dullahan8888 Male 13-17
    38 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:19 pm
    Thats pretty nifty... but where does one aquire a neodymium magnet?
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    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:46 pm
    I love that I actually know how that works using the Lorentz (or however that is spelt) force and the right hand rule :D
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    terrierfan Female 18-29
    41 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 9:50 pm
    Sweet
  42. Profile photo of MechBFP
    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 10:02 pm
    "it`s REALLY not that hard.." Ya, but I bet you don`t have a freaking clue how it works, now do ya? Haha.
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    GracieJack Female 18-29
    149 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 10:06 pm
    WICKED!!!!!--totally trippy; i want to try that---(ok, i`m easily amused, and the wire is shiny and spinning...but on the bright side, being easily amused means you`ll never be bored)
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    jebler Male 18-29
    1142 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:11 pm
    that type of magnets are all over the place. none of you have a old magnectic name tag from a job or a broken cd player? the ones from cd players are prety small and hard to find if you dont have the hobby of taking things apart. the bigger ones are so strong that they crack and chip from the force win they slam together. i use one about the size of the one in the video to hold my keys to the wall.
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    jebler Male 18-29
    1142 posts
    March 27, 2007 at 11:45 pm
    i just tryed to make one. all i managed to do was making a heating coil. the lighting in my work shop is bad so i couldnt find the wire i wanted. i think the stuf i used was to thin ill find the thicker wire in the morning. i think the hardest part will be balancing the wire. i just threw one together here. ill get a bigger magnet and the thicker wire and make sure its symmetrical.
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    cargasm Male 18-29
    340 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 1:04 am
    i have one of those magnets 2 inches across and 1 1/2 inches thick.. two of them easily have enough force to crush ur hand muhahaha.. no fun when ur holding it and get to close to somthing metal and it comes flying at u and smacks ur knuckles... magnets are fcking awsome
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    cargasm Male 18-29
    340 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 1:04 am
    p.s there are alot of websites that sell these magnets in any shape and size very cheap also any science type store
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    mrmedia Male 18-29
    133 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 1:09 am
    Cool Stuff
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    necros Male 18-29
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    March 28, 2007 at 8:44 am
    awesome vid!
    NOT> "awpsome....yes awpsome" how can you spell the same word wrong twice! Lol
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    klkl Male 13-17
    1725 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    thats uber awesome i need to try that sometime
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    nissanxterra Male 18-29
    425 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 3:33 pm
    Awesome
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    treetastic Female 13-17
    85 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 7:01 pm
    anyone know if it works with just regular magnets cause thats all i have
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    shiggin Female 13-17
    1470 posts
    March 28, 2007 at 8:41 pm
    Cool
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    mmxcolada Female 13-17
    28 posts
    March 29, 2007 at 7:55 pm
    All they showed us in school was The Magic School Bus, but that was still pretty cool.

    I want to see someone do that with a higher volt battery and a larger magnet...

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    Disco_Stu Male 18-29
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    March 30, 2007 at 2:21 am
    dragonrice, it does work, but I really doubt it`s strong enough to spin anything heavier than that wire...
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    Lazorfish Male 13-17
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    March 31, 2007 at 3:23 pm
    You`d have done this already if you didn`t fail Phys. Science in freaking 8th grade.
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    susanands Female 13-17
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    April 2, 2007 at 5:11 pm
    Umm why is this here? We learned how to do that in sixth grade :/

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