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Hello again I am trying to change my Bodine 24A4BEPMZ2 DC motor over to AC with a speed controller. I found a router controller from Harbor Freight
http://www.harborfreight.com/router-speed-control-43060.html
will that work if I put a grounded plug to the motor. Or do I need a rectifier, capacitor before the plug. This good motor was given to me and I am trying to use it for my smoker, but I also want it to work correctly!!!! Please HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Motor specs
Bodine 1/17 HP 130 Volt DC Parallel Shaft Gearmotor 24A4BEPMZ2

Make: Bodine Electric Company
Style: Parallel Shaft 130 Volt DC Gearmotor
Model Number: 0159
Product Type: 24A4BEPM-Z2
Category: 24A-Z Parallel Shaft DC Gearmotor
RPM : Speed : 139 Rpm
Rated Torque: ( LB-Inch ) 39
Rated Voltage: 130 Volts DC
Amps: 0.48
Motor HP: 1/17
Gear Ratio: 18:1
Radial Load: ( Lbs ) 100
Condition: New , Not in Original Box.
Shaft: 1/2" Dia. Flat with 1/8 " Key Way x 1-1/8 " Long
 

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That controller does not put out DC voltage. I don't think it will work with your motor.
 
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