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I was bequeathed an old Brent pottery wheel that has not been used for some time . I would like help in determining the model so that I can order parts, etc. where needed. Although I was expecting it not to be in working condition, I was surprised upon plugging it in and turning it on that the motor and wheel head ran quite smoothly. However, I suspect because of its evident age and use (or abuse) that parts will need to be repaired or replaced. This is the problem, I cannot find or determine the model number or approx date of manufacture (there are no model/serial number plates attached). The
Hello, I am looking at a used Brent ie wheel (1/4hp, centering capacity 75lb) that is a low price. <$200. I inspected the wheel with my limited knowledge. Wheel powers on and spins fine without noise at correct speeds that vary with pedal position. Great! However, I am able to stop the wheel with some effort using my hands when it is spinning at low-medium speed. Does this matter? Should I be able to totally stop the wheel from spinning with my hands? Can you diagnose this issue, suggest a likely fix? I have googled as much as I can. It seems the issue could be
Hey everyone, just bought an old Brent, direct drive, old blue motor, and the foot pedal is marked 1973. I was cleaning years of clay and bits from the under side and didn’t realize I lost about 3/4 of the lube in the gear box, does anyone have any experience changing the lube before I try to open this thing up. thanks in advance, Sean.
Hi, Would anyone know what the correct outside length is for the belt on the Brent model B? I live in England and getting branded parts is difficult and exorbitantly expensive. To be honest, I am also pretty cheap... I saw that the very badly deteriorated old belt had a code (430j 4), used that code to buy a cheap ($7 equivalent) belt. The grooves were correct but it was too long. Wrongly assumed the code covers the length. I could try and measure the very old shabby one I have, but I'm not sure if it's stretched or how good my measuring is. If anyone know the speci