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G E Motor Reversing

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EDIT: I have added a PDF for a 1 1/8 HP G.E. Motor Model 5KC37PN186A after the 3/4hp motor on 7/19/2021


Bill Mayo showed a couple pictures of reversing a G E Motor in an Emerson motor thread in 2014. viewtopic.php?t=14341
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My question is where did he hook the leads in from the power cord. I have my 3/4 hp G E motor back together after separating the run and start wires and am waiting on a DPDT switch.

I reversed an A. O. Smith 1 1/8 hp and that turned out great. Thanks to joshh for the AO Smith thread viewtopic.php?f=10&t=12664 and benmcn for the pdf version viewtopic.php?p=266179#p266179
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This may add to the confusion, but the power attaches at term 5 junction and the run winding/capacitor junction.
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This illustrates dual voltage wiring.
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Thanks JPG for getting me headed in the right direction. The 5 was under the metal strap that holds the coil and the relay to the motor. Confused I guess!
The 5 is on the relay
The 5 is on the relay
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It does run forward and reverse.

Some other pictures along the way.
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The red wire is not attached to the relay.  Optical illusion.
The red wire is not attached to the relay. Optical illusion.
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I will be changing the length of the way and bench tubes as soon as I get a chance. I bought this Shopsmith because I needed the legs and casters for another unit. When I found out it had a G E motor I decided to try the reverse setup. The sanding disk and grinder don't need the reverse just had to put something on it.
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thanks for the awesome information.
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This PDF is for a 1 1/8 HP G.E. Motor Reversing

REVERSING A G.E. MOTOR MOD 5KC37PN186A.pdf
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:D Mark 7 Power Pro, Mark VII (early 1960s) Headstock wall mount drill press on Mark 5 way tubes, Mark 5 Shorty reversible motor, Mark 5 Greenie Shorty, Mark 510 shorty w/PowerPro, Mark 510 (2000 unboxed 2021) Overhead Pin Router, 12" Shopsmith Pro Planer, Band saws, Jointers, Belt Sanders, Scroll saw, Jigsaw, Shopsmith Lathe Duplicator, Craftsman 2.5 hp 13" Planer/molder, Craftsman 5 hp 12 inch planer molder, myriad Shopsmith accessories and Woodland Mills HM126 band saw mill.
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