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Forum topic by motion posted 01-27-2021 10:50 AM 232 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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01-27-2021 10:50 AM

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I just purchased a Unisaw and am changing the arbor bearings and belts, basically a general clean up. Also going back to the original 5HP three phase motor (it had a 3HP single phase motor). The question is which lubricant’s should be used and where i.e. pivot points, bushings, worm/quadrant gears, etc. This machine is missing the motor cover, there is a dust collection port below where the cover would mount, I don’t have a dust collation system, would a motor cover trap too much motor heat? Thanks in advance

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#1 posted 01-27-2021 02:35 PM

You will get lots of opinions but I use this on virtually everything in my shop that moves and is exposed to saw dust.

As for a motor cover, they came from the factory with one installed. No reason for it not to work now.

-- Jeff Horton * Kudzu Craft skin boats*

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