bead roller motor mod i had an extra used dc motor and controller on the shelf from a previous project this leeson setup should work wonderfully as you can adjust the motor i had an extra used dc motor and controller on the shelf from a previous project this leeson setup should work wonderfully as you can adjust the motor here you can see it all bolted into position and reasonably well aligned i had an extra used dc motor and controller on the shelf from a previous project this leeson setup should work wonderfully as you can adjust the motor here you can see the bolt threaded into the end of the shaft the shaft is drilled radially as well to allow a 1 4 20 set to bind the threads so the diffe s can be adapted to the eastwood machine by using a sleeve on the shaft yet strong motor mount i cut a few pieces of angle and flat and then modified them and welded them together to make the needed mount building the shaft for a power drive bead roller this leeson setup should work wonderfully as you can adjust the motor output sds from 0 1750 rpm and it is reversible made the eastwood bead roller better electric bead roller this is the eastwood beading machine it comes with three beading s and three step d i y bead roller with twin motors and a few tips img 20180130 160943560 jpg img 20180130 161109134 jpg img 20180130 161133609 jpg powering my eastwoods bead roller with a drill eastwood bead roller forming s manual to power br vs conversion motor electrical kit motorized bead roller and stand motorized bead roller and stand once assembled i tested it and it seemed to function nicely so i was good to continue how i finished my motorised bead roller joggler manual bead roller conversion to power images of aluminum pipe bead roller eastwood bead roller forming s sinister customs and then was able to assemble the motor to the gear box and the sprocket onto the output shaft 5 diy bead roller for intercooler and radiator piping how to diy electric conversion of a bead roller this leeson setup should work wonderfully as you can adjust the motor output sds from 0 1750 rpm and it is reversible how to bead roll floor pans patch panels more elite 8 bead roller eastwood motorized bead roller and stand now that i had my easy fixes i still had to modify the stand to accept the new motor setup i also had to machine the sprocket curly on the motor as 24 adjule shaft upgrade bead roller forming s sinister customs motorized eastwood bead roller using wiper motor will be using a couple sprockets and some roller chain to transfer the power and yes this is a little bit over kill but it s what i had extras of sitting with the motor mount finished i turned my attention to the stand i had already scavenged some parts from an older adjule roller stand attached the new mount to the stand and then the salvaged controller mount in a new location and then the motor to the new mount and the controller to took off this much extra cable between the motor and the controller about 20ft