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Remove motor from Simplex gurdy

Postby peteroddy » Mon Sep 07, 2015 1:25 pm

The old motor needs to come off and is stuck. Are there any set screws or other impediments? Or just beat on everything?
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Re: Remove motor from Simplex gurdy

Postby Salty » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:06 pm

Never had a simplex.
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Re: Remove motor from Simplex gurdy

Postby fvsedna » Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:26 pm

If the motor Is bolted on a bronze flanged tube that is bolted to the end of the last gurdie stancion their shouldn't be anything other than a woodruf key on the motor shaft stuffed inside a bronze sleeve or coupling......sometimes they stick...work on it ...It'll come loose. If you can get a small separation between the motor face & the bronze sleeve...a couple wide flat bladed screwdrivers or thin wedges will get It to back off...just careful prying against the soft bronze. Hope that helps..
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