Monday, January 30, 2017

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


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.


Anonymous said...

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


peckerhead hoy!


Anonymous said...

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

Gary in Bama said...

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.

Anonymous said...

Sorry couldn't resist.....

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