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anadale 210v-g lathe

varible speed

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gordon brian davies29/12/2021 20:21:11
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hi, there everyone im new to this hobby which i enjoy experimenting trying to

make things on my lathe, i have a anadale 210-g varible speed lathe,the varible

speed does not run at constant speed when set, any one come akros the same

problem? im down in carmarthenshire thanks

Andy_G30/12/2021 10:38:55
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Hi, Do you mean an Amadeal 210V lathe?

Is the problem that the speed varies as you start to cut, or does it just run erratically, even with no load?

If the latter, I would look first for sticking or worn brushes in the motor, and if there wasn't a problem there, it could be a worn control potentiometer (they're not good quality and do fail).

Pete Cordell30/12/2021 11:07:47
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I would give the potentiometer speed controler a clean with some switch cleaner

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