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You don't want a Warp 11.

Seriously.

Spend your budget on anything else you need to spend it on, and go get a forklift motor instead.

If at the last minute, you decide no, you really want a warp 11... then just swap it out. You'll have a couple brackets to change, everything else will be the same.

I haven't heard of anyone buying a Warp 11 in years, hence, people who did buy them being unable to sell them for a fraction of their cost.
 

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Hello
I have a new but already 8 year old Netgain. Unfortunately, the shipping costs are definitely too expensive, from Germany to the USA.
Cheaper you buy in USA.
Greetings Boxster warp
 

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Hello,
Anyone have a Netgear Warp 11 for sale?
You don't want a Warp 11.

Seriously.

Spend your budget on anything else you need to spend it on, and go get a forklift motor instead.

If at the last minute, you decide no, you really want a warp 11... then just swap it out. You'll have a couple brackets to change, everything else will be the same.

I haven't heard of anyone buying a Warp 11 in years, hence, people who did buy them being unable to sell them for a fraction of their cost.
Matt,
I'm just trying to write out all of the things that I need and I'm having a hard time. What type of motor would you suggest? I want to stay below 3000.00 for a motor if it's at all possible.
I was looking at a DC conversion because it seems easier than AC
 

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I think Matt is just suggesting that rather than buying a new premium-priced WarP motor intended for aftermarket use, you can buy a motor of the same design - a brushed DC motor - more cheaply as a used unit salvaged from old equipment. Because the most common type of equipment that used (in the past) these motors of a suitable size is a forklift, they're often called "forklift motors"... no matter what they were actually in.
 

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Indeed, Brian's reading me correctly.

You're headed for a simple, budget build. Not a performance build.

I suggest looking into cheap/free forklift motors which for your purposes will be nearly identical to the Warp11.

Since you're doing a budget build, you need to save as much as you can for the things you can't save money on (like batteries).

Controller-wise, pick up a Prius Gen 2 controller. Guys are finding them as cheap as $50. Then, soon as Damien get around to testing them, he's made a little control board to control DC motors with it. he's got 10 in stock already. Probably cheap as chips, well under $100 is my guess. Maybe closer to $50. Cheapest DC motor control ever.
 
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