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Forum topic by squeaky posted 12-05-2012 03:05 AM 4138 views 1 time favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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squeaky

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12-05-2012 03:05 AM

For all shopsmith owners. If you have a problem with your shopsmith motor and it needs to be replace, I have the replacement motor for you. Shopsmith mark V has four types of motor witch are all interchangeable, be it 3/4 hp or 1 1/8 hp. If you have a bad motor I can help. What I do is rebuild shopsmith motors. I disasassemble, clean, change bearings, check windings, replace keyway on shaft, if the shave is bad I replace it, reasassemble and test run. I run the motors for 1 hr. and test for rpm, noise, and heat. Each motor will have a spec sheet of all the test reselts for that motor. If you need help contact me at http://lumbrjocks.com/squeaky


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michsailor2008

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#1 posted 04-07-2013 04:58 PM

Can you also rewind motors? I took my motor to a electric motor repair shop and was told that is was burned out and needed to be replaced.

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Greg cox

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#2 posted 05-07-2013 06:14 PM

squeaky,I would like to know the price of your 11/8 hp shopsmith motor.e-mail.tanyasmith36784@yahoo.com

-- Greg,Thomasville,alabama,http://www.tanya_smith_36784@yahoo.com

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squeaky

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#3 posted 05-16-2013 02:15 AM

No I don’ rewind motors. It is true it cost more to have it rewound then to buy a rebuilt. As far as the price of my motors it depends on what I had to put into them and what they cost to buy. They will run between $150 and $200. that is with the shave and an 90 day warranty. Shop smith wants over $400. for their motors and that doesn’t include the shave.
Shop smith motor are special you just cant replace them with any motor. They are made special for Shop Smith.

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jpdavid

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 09:16 PM

Hi Squeaky, I’m interested in a new motor. Managed to burn up my windings (confirmed by disassembly). Are you still rebuilding? I have some spare parts I can probably send your way if you want them.

Thanks.

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jpdavid

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 09:17 PM

p.s. Can’t pm you without posting 5 times, otherwise I’d send you a direct message.

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JustJoe

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#6 posted 08-26-2013 09:32 PM

Shop smith motor are special you just cant replace them with any motor. They are made special for Shop Smith.

What model(s) does that apply to? When I bought the Shopsmith 10ER it came with a Craftsman motor on it that worked rather nicely, and I’m pretty sure it wasn’t original to the tool.

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squeaky

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#7 posted 08-27-2013 12:00 AM

Hi just Joe.
I do have motors for sale. I don’t know if this will get to you or not. I am not sure if I can put my e-mail address on here or not. but here goes. squeaky38@sbcglobal.net . Joe model 500,505,510 &520 are all interchangable I hope this works. Thank you Squeaky

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squeaky

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 12:05 AM

Hi jpdavid . I do have motors for sale for shopsmith I hope this gets to you and I hope it is not against the rules to put my e-mail address on here. If this works you can get me at squeaky38@sbcglobal.net Hope to here from you. Thank You squeaky

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Jpalmer59

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#9 posted 02-26-2014 06:31 PM

Are you still rebuilding motors for Shopsmiths. I have a 1 1/8 from the early 80’s that just smokes and hum.

Joel

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PatrickOOOMazing

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#10 posted 03-19-2014 03:25 AM

im in the trouble shooting phase of what went wrong with my shopsmith, but if it does turn out to be the motor, i too would like to know if you are still refurbishing and selling motors

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Greg cox

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#11 posted 03-19-2014 11:58 AM

Patrick,I don’t rebuild motors if you think your having motor or bearing trouble it’s cheaper to replace the motor with a new one than have it rebuilt.Plus you will have the warranty with the new motor will have a 2 to 5 year warranty a rebuilt motor will only have about a year warranty. Good luck greg

-- Greg,Thomasville,alabama,http://www.tanya_smith_36784@yahoo.com

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