THREAD INDEX (work in-process)
- Recreating the ShopSmith logo plate - posts 14, 18, 39, 59, 65, 69, 108, 176 (the final result)
- My rusty motor repair - 32, 62, 63, 124, 131,
- Testing the motor - 3, 33, 35, 36, 62, 124
- Replacing motor bearings - 124
- Centrifugal switch - 131,
- Recreate the motor nameplate - 132, 135, 138 (draft artwork only), 150 (final artwork for acid etch), 181 (final artwork for water slide decal)
- Electrolysis for rust removal - 43, 47, 63, 70,
- Frozen feed lever knob - 71, 83,
- Gauge collar - Breaking it by accident.... 95
- Removing the headstock nameplate - 50, 51,
- Spindle / quill bearing replacement - 97 (removal), 206 (installation)
- Reconditioning bench tubes , rust removal and polishing - 100, 114, 119, 120
- Recondition bench boards - 135, 157, 183, 315 (application method), 334(recipe correction!!) , 331 , 389 (the final product)
- Painting - 136 (shows 5 different color ER's found on-line), 160, 161,
- Different color ER paint jobs, including computer mock-ups - 136, 288, 294, 306 (Greenie color scheme!!) , 308
- NICE cars!! - 153, 158,
- Drill Chuck Repair - 200
- Primed parts ready for top coat - 284 DO NOT use primer made to cover rust is the metal isn't rusty. See this post.
- Electrolysis on aluminum parts - 387, 388
- Snapped screw head repair - this thread, details from that thread
- Electrical grounding motor and headstock - starts at 394
- Speed changer - Frozen floating sheave - 456, 460
- Miter gage indicator that I heated it to muchtrying to get the ball out. Here I restored it. Never give up!!
- Final fully restored machine - 532, 533, 534
[color=navy]OTHER INTERESTING ER RELATED THREADS / POST [/color]
- Serial number / year made info - this post
- Pulley - headstock pulley inside diameter 13/16" (0.8125") as determined in this thread
- Documentation archives - Manuals, accessories, catalogs etc. - Old Woodworking Machine (OWWM) website, yahoo's Shopsmith10ERusers group(free membership required),Gmail document depositiry- click on the gmail link at the top and login in using user: 10ERUSERS pa swrd: castiron, SSUG.org,
I started a thread on this machine in the Community forum when I first purchased it. The thread is at http://www.shopsmith.net/forums/showthread.htm?t=3422 . I brought the thread over here since it will soon go from a "Community" announcement to "Maintenance and Repair".
Although I haven't started working on it yet, I'd like to get a head start on what I need to do to evaluate the motor. When I purchased it, the guy said that it needed a motor. Might sound like a basic question with an obvious answer but.....what is the best way to evaluate if the motor is actually bad?
Is the quick on / off the prudent thing to do?
Curious to know typically how much it costs to repair a motor assuming someone burnt it up. Hopefully this question can be answered without knowing a lot of detail about what burnt up. I guess I am assuming the motor has to be rewound when they burn up?
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