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Solar Mendocino Motor

by HowToDo Oct 27, 2017
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Hello, can you please tell me, exactly how did you wind the coils, and how did you solder it to the solar panels? I did all of it, but it won't spin.

From the video aluminium rods are:
2x 170mm 3/16 inch
1x 155mm 1/8 inch

I love this design. I'll order parts tonight. Can you explain how you wound the coil? I didn't understand how that was done.

Thanks.

The instructable was where I started.
I'm still not sure how to wind the coil. Any chance for a picture of the direction change?