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Servo Guts Connected to Another Motor

I just got a Rover 5 chassis and I was trying to figure out an easy way to control the motors. Would it work to take the electronics from a servo, disconnect the original motor and solder it to the Rover 5 motor?

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the current draw of the Rover 5 motor vs the servo motor.

This guy has walked down the road beforre...

http://www.fieroaddiction.com/servo.html

 

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/20466

If you scroll down to the bottom of the posts, you will see how to get a high powered "servo" to work.