I brought this Herbert bench drill a few months back, its substantially built with no play in the bearings etc. Just a bit mucky.
However the motor went up in smoke recently, it was a 3/4hp 1ph motor (didn't look original), the motor wasn't overloaded so I suspect the winding insulation had just degraded over time.
I have a few questions, if anyone could answer some of them that would be great.
What is ...