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    Taiwan birmingham 14x40

    Got it figured out, the motor was still wired for 220 but was running off 110 which is why it seemed under powered. Because it was. So all I needed to do was find the “constant” hot line and disconnect it from its power source and put the other hot line coming from the 220 to it. Works like a...
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    Taiwan birmingham 14x40

    The wiring on the motor end is still in the 220 configuration, so I’m pretty sure the wiring is not “correct “. That’s why I’m struggling piecing it all back together. It runs on 110, forward and reverse but bogs down at higher rpms or under load at any rpm.
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    Taiwan birmingham 14x40

    I purchased my grandpa’s Birmingham lathe and knee mill a few months ago from my dad and just recently got them placed in my shop. My grandpa had wired them for 110 and when I fired them up they are both grossly under powered. My grandpa passed away over 10 years ago so I have to backtrack...
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