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h/f band saw motor

Posted by obosse (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 28, 08 at 21:55

where can i get a motor for my h/f 12" band saw? h/F says not avable any more!

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RE: h/f band saw motor

Take the old motor to an electrical repair shop and have it rebuilt---if it can be rebuilt. Chances are it cannot---HF stuff is about as cheap as tools get and still sorta work.

RE: h/f band saw motor

All you need to match is RPM and mounting footprint, and the mounting can usually be modified.

Even a change in shaft size is not normally a big deal since pulleys are easy to get.

RE: h/f band saw motor

I used a blower motor out of an old household furnace.
A heat and air shop was giving away for scrap metal the old
units they had taken out of houses. I took the squirrel
cage blower out of one and used it on my bandsaw.
Had to change out the on/off switch to use with the 220v motor.

Pooh Bear


Ooops, I didn't use the squirrel cage blower on my bandsaw.
I took the motor OFF the squirrel cage blower
and used that motor on my bandsaw.

Pooh Bear

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