View single post by Fred Berry
 Posted: Fri Feb 22nd, 2013 05:40 pm
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Fred Berry

Joined: Thu Nov 17th, 2005
Location: Alexandria, Virginia USA
Steve, what was the latest that these came with internal starting switches, before they went over to the reaction-start style motors?

Internally, these can-motor fan motors are quite a bit smaller than the earlier tank motors. Yet, mine, when turned on, accelerates the blade to full speed much faster than the equivalent 6-pole tank motor fan!! I guess that WH simply designed the motor to be more efficient along with being lighter?

Did the 14' models still have the 2-speed switch with block to keep the 3rd position unobtainable?

The manufacture of these is still not fully known as far as dates?

Photo: Mine, NOS, got off fleaBay back in 2004...

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