replacement motor

Discussion in 'Rod Building' started by Stephen Rice, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Stephen Rice

    Stephen Rice Senior Member

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    Does anybody know where I can get a replacement motor for my rod building lathe? thanks in advance! :confused:
     
  2. Scott Behn

    Scott Behn Active Member

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    You might try a place that deals with sewing machines. I haven't looked yet, but lowes might have something also. We get the motors for our drying motors there.
     
  3. hikepat

    hikepat Patrick

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    Would a electric bathroom fan motor work for you? Not sure of the size of a rod drying motor.
     
  4. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    Try Grainger, that's where I bought mine.
     
  5. Craig M

    Craig M Almost Senior Member

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    Grainger has a real nice motor but I bought mine at a thrift store for $2.00
     
  6. Randy Diefert

    Randy Diefert aka: Longears

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    salvation Army thrift store is a great source. Also rotisserie motors (electric and battery opererated) motor from barbeques. I bought several @ $2.00 each. They break and you toss them couldn't be easier...
     
  7. Stephen Rice

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    Thanks for all of the replies. Now that I have some good leads I know where to go to find some.