i am looking into repairing woodworking machinery i currently have 1 b&d(dewalt and 1 eaton brand radial arm saw both need brushes in motor anyone knows what size or even a table of sizes for equipt would help , right now ive been chasing smoke trying to locate them any help on these or other machines would help thx ,,,Larry
How old are these machines? It's been a long time since DeWalt sold a radial arm saw, so it's no surprise you are having trouble finding parts. I'd look for a shop in your area that services electric motors, but even those kinds of businesses are getting fewer and fewer and harder to come by. Most people these days would just replace the motors even though a couple of brushes is all they need. But I come from the old school of trying to keep things alive by repairing them. (I'm currently rebuilding the engine on a 40-year-old truck that's my daily driver.) The only other suggestion I have is pulling the current brushes and seeing if you can get a match. Some of the better equipped hardware stores sell a few brushes back in the trays of specialty hardware. Again, look for an industrial supply house or industrial electric supply company.
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