The black box is a variable speed control. It works pretty slick. The only thing I dont like is that the motor gets pretty hot. If I ever replace it I will have to see about getting one with an internal cooling fan.
I suspect that you got it from Raymond?
If so, that is a 10/20 Maxant that I had when I ran my profi autfit? It amazes me how far it has come?
By the way, the best machine money can buy. . .
Wish you good luck with it...
France, the one I've got is a 4-frame (Tangential?)... originally would have been a hand-crank (I found the parts to convert back in a box), but it's got the Maxant clutch assembly, and a 120v reversible motor (found a hand-sketched wiring diagram with your name on it!).
4 frames in, spin slowly one direction, then stop, pivot the frame cages ~180°, run in "reverse" to extract the other side, then stop and revert back to "forward" position to finish the first side. Gets the frames nice and dry! 3-way switch to control forward/off/reverse direction.
I had in mind the 10/20 radial Maxant that I had back in eighties and sold it to Rial and I saw it last in Raimund's shop, when I visited there, two or three years ago. That one was and still is a machine that will outlast many a keeper.
Thanks for the memories. . .:gh:
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