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by shopsmithpaul
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Help finding plans
Replies: 3
Views: 11481

Re: Help finding plans

This may be what you are looking for on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wood-Rocking-H ... 1438.l2649
by shopsmithpaul
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Opening up the Power Pro head
Replies: 57
Views: 59412

Re: Opening up the Power Pro head

Just checked the warranty on the website and Powerpro has 5 year parts and labor and standard headstock has 2 year parts and labor. If they can't provide service for Powerpro I am not interested anymore. Was thinking of taking the plunge.
by shopsmithpaul
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Special request for prayers
Replies: 8
Views: 11597

Re: Special request for prayers

Sorry to hear about this difficult time. I will be praying for those requests and a sense of peace for you all. Paul
by shopsmithpaul
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: motor update in 1956 Greenie
Replies: 14
Views: 15234

Re: motor update in 1956 Greenie

Can I ask what city and state you live in.
by shopsmithpaul
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Power Pro headstock cooling
Replies: 42
Views: 44669

Re: Power Pro headstock cooling

Not sure if I'm explaining properly. By sealing the intake part of the fan shroud to the inside of the motor pan it can only pull air in from the outside through the new hole made in the end of the motor pan. So the outside air coming in through the fan and blowing over the motor should create a sli...
by shopsmithpaul
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Power Pro headstock cooling
Replies: 42
Views: 44669

Re: Power Pro headstock cooling

I found this thread while looking for info on heat problems with the powerpro when it was mentioned in the recent competitors thread. I did not know this was a problem as I am thinking about buying one. Since I am rebuilding a headstock I decided to look at that. The original motors have a fan that ...
by shopsmithpaul
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: play in quill
Replies: 11
Views: 12422

Re: play in quill

That sounds like a lot of play. There is usually a shim or 2 behind the quill bearing so that when the large snap ring is inserted in the groove the bearing fits snug and does not move in and out. On my double bearing quill I went a step further and installed a wave washer behind the rear bearing an...
by shopsmithpaul
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor
Replies: 9
Views: 18925

Re: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor

If I remember the elbo was schedule 80 pipe.
by shopsmithpaul
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor
Replies: 9
Views: 18925

Re: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor

Glad that worked. Old picks from when I sold it on ebay.
by shopsmithpaul
Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:59 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor
Replies: 9
Views: 18925

Re: Shopsmith Vac 4 in adaptor

See if this picture works