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[ale] WAY OT: electric motor



I'm working on getting it returned, it was an ebay.  It does specify
working when he shipped.  I got this for my wife to do cake air
brushing.  He's a bit obstinate of course but hasn't outright said he
won't refund yet.


Thus spake walter Sams (wsams at southernlink.net):

> If the motor doesn't start when you apply power but sits there and hums,
> its time to return it for a new one that works.   With 110 volt ac
> motors on home use equipment, there are no secret operations to make it
> work. The problem might be that the compressor is locked.  either way
> take it back.
> 
> Walter Sams
> SamsCo Htg.& Air, Inc.
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, 2004-01-24 at 09:55, Robert L. Harris wrote:
> > Odd one.  I just purchases a little AC powered air compressor so my wife
> > can do some air brushing.  When I plug it in I get a little humming
> > noise and that's it.  The fans are seized up tight.  When I unplug it
> > though the fans spin freely.   I took the back off and can spin the main
> > axle with the power unplugged but when it's plugged in it might as well
> > be welded in place.
> > 
> > Any ideas if this is fixable or am I getting a refund?
> > 
> > :wq!
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Robert L. Harris                     | GPG Key ID: E344DA3B
                                         @ x-hkp://pgp.mit.edu
DISCLAIMER:
      These are MY OPINIONS ALONE.  I speak for no-one else.

Life is not a destination, it's a journey.
  Microsoft produces 15 car pileups on the highway.
    Don't stop traffic to stand and gawk at the tragedy.
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