Re: Another Newbie with a motor question...

john kling

The voltage provided by the utilities has crept up from 110 to (I believe ) 120 over the decades. Does this mean more power out of these older motors?

From: Ed S
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] Re: Another Newbie with a motor question...

I was going to say the original motors were 1/4 horse and if you look
at the catalogs you could plug them into an overhead light socket.

But that was then.... when cars had 50 HP motors.

Ed S

At 01:16 AM 3/27/2014, you wrote:

>A $5 bearing and good cleaning may resolve the problem. My 9A's
>original 1/4HP GE motor is now 70 years old, still works great

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