Shop Vac Dead

bondrey102August 30, 2010

My 15 year old Shop Vac quit. Brushes are worn down, but I have not been able to find any locally or online. Would hate to have to pay $100 for new one when $5 motor brushes would make it like new. The newer vacs are of poor quality IMO. Does anyone have a line on motor brushes?? Thanks. Bernie

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mongoct

Try Grainger or Eurton.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2010 at 9:11AM
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jonnyp

Try this, similar to mongoct post. McMaster-Carr save this to your favorites,along w/ the other 2, great reference for hardware. Each are a little different

http://www.mcmaster.com/#electric-motor-brushes/=8pp06f

    Bookmark   September 5, 2010 at 8:19AM
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raptorrunner

I got a (free, functioning) Shopvac with two wheels. Couldn't find wheels for a model that old. Ebay: nada. Went to the shopvac website and searched around: nada. emailed them at shopvac. I said hey, this is what's wrong, can you sell me the parts I need? (wheels and wheel housings) They just sent them to me! Hope it works that well for you ... if you still have shopvac. Good luck!

    Bookmark   November 29, 2010 at 10:03PM
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