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Old 05-29-2011, 05:52 PM   #1
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Default here's my home made pig rotisserie...

made from old bed frame/old direct tv antenna assembly and some scrap truck toolbox materials,threadmill floorboard lifter motor,Voila!!!......just enjoying the memorial day weekend...i'm sure the pig did not enjoy..LOL

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Old 05-29-2011, 06:00 PM   #2
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Old 05-29-2011, 07:14 PM   #3
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Pretty dang slick! Looks like it runs real smooth too.
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Old 05-29-2011, 07:20 PM   #4
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:29 PM   #5
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lol, thanks...the motor runs really smooth..has it's own fan, i install another old computer fan to it to add more ventilation.,,but as is is just fine...

yah,bring some beer aquablue! ...i prefer champaigne,,lol
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:47 PM   #6
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Just wondering if the motor will hold up under that load.
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:09 PM   #7
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Very cool....great job Thanks alot for posting
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:23 PM   #8
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what type of motor is that? is it actually a rotiss motor or something else that go the job done?


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Old 05-29-2011, 09:41 PM   #9
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Ingenious!!! Good Job!!!
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Old 05-29-2011, 09:50 PM   #10
Found some matches.
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if macguyver cooked hogs, that's what he would use. awesome
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Old 05-30-2011, 12:36 AM   #11
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the motor is used for threadmill floorboard lifter 6rpm(capable of lifting 300lbs person) so i don't think it will have problem rotating a 50lb-er piggy.... rated 70lbs torque 60hz.

ran for 6 hrs straight,,,no hiccup!...
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Old 05-30-2011, 01:32 AM   #12
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Awesome. You can probably do a dozen small chickens on that thing.
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Old 05-30-2011, 08:44 AM   #13
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Old 05-30-2011, 08:55 AM   #14
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Old 05-30-2011, 06:42 PM   #15
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very nice're right the pig does not t look like he's having a good time. that spit looks painful
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