Thread: Mill motor failure !
1st Sep 2019, 07:30 PM #1Most Valued Member
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Mill motor failure !
The motor packed up on my mill last night ! No warning it just stopped. I'll strip it off the mill today and have a look at it. I must admit it was far too hot to touch. No smoke but that slight hot smell after it had stopped.
Until I can get it fixed, everything else has to take a back place.
FWIW, the mill is a Chinese copy of an "Optimum BF20L" with a variable speed DC motor. This will be the third motor to fail on this mill since I bought it. The original motor failed within a couple of weeks and the supplier replaced it, now this one has failed. At least it didn't smoke and leak tar all over the top of the mill.
I'll take some pictures later.
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