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Old 08-28-2016, 08:01 AM
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Default Robart Electric Retract Actuator Repair

Need help finding a replacement for this Micro Metal Gearmotor from a Robart electric retract actuator for 150E series gear with 177 controller with GEN2 connectors. It appears to be identical to the Micro Metal Gearmotors that are sold here:
https://www.pololu.com/product/3042
...I just don't know the specs to order a replacement. The motor has 150518 printed on it's case and the capacitor attached to the terminals has 104 on it.
Any help is appreciated.
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Old 09-24-2017, 01:33 PM
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Did you ever find the correct replacement motor. I'm trying to do the same. Please let me know.
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No, I didn't Ken. I ended up having the actuators rebuilt by a guy who does some work for Down & Locked. Can't remember his name, but don't recommend him, anyway. He took WEEKS to get my parts back to me.
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thanks for the quick reply I'll keep looking
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I have the same issue. Anyone have any updates on how to do this?
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Default Gear train replacement

Hello all. I have a Bud Nosen P-51with Robart 150 retracts converted to electric. Well about a month ago one of the mini gear train self detonated. So I called up Robart and ordered another set of actuators. Well here we are and no new actuators. Still on back order. I was talking to my nephew about it and he said just order the gear train. I was like “ all their stuff is made in house and and they probably order this from some where I can’t find.” Well I started looking an I found “similar” motor gear sets. I ordered one off of Amazon it’s a 12v 300RPM set up. I got it in yesterday, swapped the new gear box on, gave it a twist and sounded good like the output gear was meshing with the new gear box. So I put it all back and lookie there it works!!! $11.00 and it’s fixed!!! Here is the one I picked up.

Amazon Amazon


Now, I have no idea how or if the motor works with the control board. So I guess if you try it use caution. An be sure to swap the electronics over from the existing motor to the new. Also the output of the new gear box is reverse of the existing so you will need to plug in that lead reverse of what it was before. Hope this helps somebody.

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