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 Posted: Sun Jul 8th, 2018 05:14 pm
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Rebecca Jones
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Hello.  I have this Dominion box fan.  I am told it is as least from the 1960s or so.  It does not work but I think the wiring needs to be replaced or the switch.  Electricians I call do not want to even look or assess it.  I guess it's a lost art abd they tell me the parts are probably not available.   I am resorting to researching this on my own to learn and fix. I searched this forum but can not find specifics to this type of motor or wiring. If anyone can give advice I am appreciative.  It was my family's fan, not a flea market fan.  It has sentimental value and I hope I can repair it for my own use.   I emailed a few fan restorers too but they are not located in my home state.

Any help will be appreciated.  

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 Posted: Mon Jul 9th, 2018 07:38 pm
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Tom Zapf
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a simple handy neighbor could check it for you. testing the cord comes first, second does the blade spin by hand? if not it might be bound up and need oil. They are very good fans and worth fixing. You dont need a traditional electrician, just someone handy with tools and some mechanical common sense 

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 Posted: Tue Jul 10th, 2018 04:20 am
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Jeff Jones
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Where are you located? Sounds like it might just be the cord, a loose wire, bad switch, or tight bushings from lack of oil. A lot of times its just a simple fix. Is there anyone around you that repairs things, such as small appliances or even does work on their vehicles? Like Tom said a handyman may be able to fix this up. I'd be more than willing to look at it for you but shipping would be cost prohibitive.

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 Posted: Wed Jul 11th, 2018 12:30 pm
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Tom Zapf
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rebecca you should indicate where you are located so someone in the club can help you 

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