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 Posted: Mon Sep 13th, 2021 09:04 pm
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Mark Olson


Joined: Thu Nov 22nd, 2018
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana USA
Steven P Dempsey wrote: This old gal needs all new wiring, perhaps a motor re-wind, can the antique speed coil be replaced with some new solid state gadget?

There are not very many ways to control the speed of an induction motor. As far as a "new solid state gadget," it would have to be an inverter, and it would need to be fitted to the switch in such a way that the original lever, sans wooden knob, would control it. I don't immediately see that as a viable option.
The old "tried and true" rewinding of the speed coil (and motor, if needed) is the best way out, the way I see it. Are you looking to have the fan reworked?