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  1. Rufus2502
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    Rufus2502 EF Member

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    I have acquired an old British Thompson Houston 1/3 HP BKS 2410 single phase motor on a pillar drill, it needs new bearings before I can test run it, my question is can I use a multi meter to check the windings and find out if its a go-er at this stage and worth restoring ?

    If so how ?
     
  2. telectrix
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Respected Member

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    better with a continuity/insulation tester.
     
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