If you will go to the following linkhttps://www.shopsmith.com/ss_forum/view ... 90#p185690
Follow the link My Google Drive
There you will find much on the 10ER
Including a fully restored 10ER Owners Guide and fully restored 1953 Power Tool Woodworking For Everyone that is written expressly for the 10ER and much more
All free and downloadable
Kind Regards and welcome to the family
Nice shape for a remarkable machine that age.
Thanks Everett. I actually found your restored 10ER Owners Guide on VintageMachinery.org yesterday and downloaded it. I've just downloaded several things from your Google Docs. I am particularly impressed by your restored 1953 Power Tool Woodworking For Everyone. I've done a little restoration of scanned old documents, and I know how big a job that must have been for you. Thank you!
My machine came set up to run on 220V. I opened up the motor and changed the jumpers for 110V, and replaced the 220V plug with a 110V plug. The motor ran fine on 110V. I'm pretty sure it's the original motor because the color exactly matches the rest of the machine.
I've started freeing up the rust-frozen parts, and it is going better than I expected. Thank goodness for PB Blaster! I've gotten the headstock to move on the tubes, and freed up many of the set screws and knobs. I've also gotten the retractable casters to work again.
I'm trying to decide how far to go with the restoration. My first thought was just to clean up the rust and replace the belt and any other parts that need replacing. After seeing quite a few photos of beautifully refinished 10ERs, I'm started to lean towards doing a more thorough restoration.
I submitted a request to join the Yahoo 10ER Users Group yesterday, and am looking forward to looking at the information they have there.