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    I think it's feasible. I was planning on doing...

    I think it's feasible. I was planning on doing that, bought a new Bosch slimline angle grinder as a donor motor. A chunk of aluminium would serve, easy enough to machine it to fit the motor one end...
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    Very good. I just bought a slimline Bosch 5"...

    Very good. I just bought a slimline Bosch 5" angle grinder for $75, the thought being that one can never actually have too many angle grinders and it'd make a nice candidate for a donor motor due to...
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    If it was *easy*, a few of us would have done it...

    If it was *easy*, a few of us would have done it already....

    It's certainly possible. Also a PITA. However if the alternative is paying somewhere between 1000EU and 1500EU for a replacement, PITA...
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    Yeah. I hope, for his sake, that he can get it...

    Yeah. I hope, for his sake, that he can get it sorted. Having used a friend's scraper for a while, there's no way I want to go back to doing it by hand.

    I reassembled mine today, it all works...
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    Ha ha, perfect timing as per usual (provided...

    Ha ha, perfect timing as per usual (provided Murphy is your favourite person). Yesterday I epoxied a steel reinforcing ring on the inside of my motor casing as you seemed to be getting your machine...
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    Yes. I have no complaints about non-existence of...

    Yes. I have no complaints about non-existence of parts for mine, it really is an antique. However, not stocking consumable parts for a machine that expensive that's only 5 years out of production...
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    Yeah. Given the number of hours I put on...

    Yeah. Given the number of hours I put on variant22's Euro-sourced Biax without frying the thing, I can say from personal experience that it's not a problem.

    PDW
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    What exactly is the question? Sorry, not trying...

    What exactly is the question? Sorry, not trying to be a smart-arse, just not clear what you're asking.

    I have a Biax scraper of about the same vintage. The brush plugs unscrew, they're normal RH...
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