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 Posted: Fri Dec 27th, 2019 10:48 pm
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Greg Graham
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I picked up a well worn GE strap fan to see if I could do anything with it.  Thanks to several prior postings on the forums, I was able to disassemble, re-lub the oscillator, and clean and oil the motor. It now runs very well.

As you can see, the paint was bad and the plastic case was cracked in two places.  I thought the gray was pretty nondescript so I wanted to change the paint.  I tried Rustoleum Seabreeze light blue and it seemed a little dull like the gray so I went with a brighter blue.

It is not a masterful job like I see from a lot of people on this site, but it was a fun learning experience and practice for a future project.  My daughter likes it so it will go to her home and thrill my wife at the loss of a fan in our house.
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 Posted: Sat Jan 4th, 2020 01:50 pm
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Geoff Dunaway
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 And you need an oscillator knob too. That repop will be a doable job someday since most of those fans still run but have lost the knob in back. The blue cord is a great finishing touch. where did that come from ?

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 Posted: Sat Jan 4th, 2020 07:38 pm
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Greg Graham
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I keep an eye out for a knob, but they are not plentiful.  I have been looking at appliance and radio knobs as a temporary replacement until I find one.  The cord came from Grand Brass Lamp Parts; someone here recently mentioned their colored cords and I was able to find a close match to the paint color.
Greg

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 Posted: Wed Jan 8th, 2020 04:01 am
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Levi Mevis
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I used to have that same exact fan its a 2 speed 12" oscillating model from about the late 1950s.

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