I am powering a wheel to propel me on in-line skates. (see the powerful "roller cycle on grass" video on YouTube)
Using a DeWalt 18 V cordless drill. If I want to replace the speed control trigger with a simple on/off switch, what sort of components would be required? I guess a simple resistor and capacitor with the switch? A high wattage resistor? I guess a few seconds delay would be enough.
By the way... Apparently DeWalt is not using a motor housing for their compact drills. The motor is not just hanging behind the gearing, but the motor parts themselves are held together by the plastic. The windings rod/shaft (armature?) is screwed into the plastic case, and the outer metal cylinder (commutator?) is held in place around the windings by the plastic casing. I wonder whether any resulting lack of precision might negatively affect motor efficiency.