Jupiter says he is a monkey see, monkey do kind of bloke when it comes to making a winder and pickups. I am not even at that level. Does that make me a monkey see see, monkey doo doo? (Yes, it's lame, but all good thread start with childish references to faeces. Everyone knows that.) I finally had all the components that other people have told me I need: And a donor for some cable (see? Me killing power tools paid off in the end.....) After a little bit of initial troubleshooting, I have something that makes the motor turn.....but only one way, and though the pot does increase and decreased the speed, it's not doing so by very much..... So, when my switch is in this position: Nothing happens: When it's in the middle position (o), this happens: When it's in position 3 (ll), this happens: and the motors spins.... So, you know, help!!