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Forum topic by JPWoodhead posted 08-09-2012 02:40 AM 1088 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JPWoodhead

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08-09-2012 02:40 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question sander

I picked up this vintage 3” belt sander a while back and I can’t seem to find any info on it what so ever. It is a JCPenney Model # 2115, 5.5amp, 120volt, with dust collection. Any info would be greatly appreciated. I was going to strip it down to use the motor on another project, but I don’t want to destroy a possible rare find. Thank you!

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Loren

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#1 posted 08-09-2012 04:18 AM

Well I will say that a functional heavy old belt sander with
a dust bag that works (gets the dust) is a tool I would
be far more reluctant to scrap for parts than one without
a bag. Those heavy old sanders are useful for certain
sorts of work due to the mass.

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#2 posted 08-09-2012 01:20 PM

I have a friend who ”may” have some info. I have sent him an email and will let you know soon.

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#3 posted 08-09-2012 02:27 PM

You may also find information at owwm.com or www.vintagemachinery.com

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