Re: Building an RSG

In a message dated 99-09-07 08:11:57 EDT, you write:

>I tried to remove the end covers - took out all the screws but the covers
> wouldn't come off - they would barely turn, my guess is that the end covers
> and bearings are mounted on grooves in the shaft. I suspect that a
> universal
> motor would have better access for ventilation, changing the brushes etc?


On mine, the ball bearings are just tight to the shaft.  I pry evenly on
both sides of the end covers, then tap the center with a hammer, and
it gradually comes off.

John Freau
> If I could get into it - I would probably come up to Newcastle for the day
 >and let you grind the flats!
> Thanks,
 >Alan Sharp (UK) >>