Monday, January 30, 2017

Hand Me That Electrical Tape Fred, I Think I Can Fix This.

Jayzus.




This is on the electric motor for the vintage table saw I got from a buddy a little while back, after I cut off half a roll of nasty old electrical tape it was hiding under.

I am very glad I never tried to plug the fucker in to see if it worked first.

All that bullshit is going away pronto!

I'll see how bad it is inside the peckerhead, hopefully I can just string some new wire using the original switch that is still there.
We shall see.
I will say one thing, that fucker is heavy.

By the way, for those who don't know what a peckerhead is, it's what they call the little box on the side of electrical motors where all the wiring connections are made.


Don't ask me why they call it that, I have no idea but they do.

4 comments:

  1. when it shorts via you to the ground you will feel it in your head and you thinking part your pecker

    simple!

    peckerhead hoy!

    Wildflower

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  2. Peckerhead is also the old electrical term for the entrance mast fitting for overhead power when it enters the mast [line power] dropping into the meter panel. soapweed

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  3. Keep this picture it could be a 3 phase motor wired for 110 single now. seen a lot of funky wiring in those old open wound motors.

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  4. http://onlineslangdictionary.com/meaning-definition-of/pecker-head

    Sorry couldn't resist.....
    Steve

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