Getting into the guts of the thing….an update.

It worked but only for a while. It looks like the commutator has worn down too much. Despite cleaning it up there was too much gap with between the mica insulators so it essentially acted as a rasp wearing down the carbon bushes which arced like crazy!! Now I could buy a new armature but … Continue reading Getting into the guts of the thing….an update.

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Getting into the guts of the thing

  Repairing our own tools can seem intimidating at first. Simply the idea of messing with something electrical can bring forth images of horror. But let’s face it as long as the tool isn’t plugged in nothing’s going to happen. Absolutely nothing. And the tool is already knackered so it’s not exactly like we could … Continue reading Getting into the guts of the thing