1. Art Duino

    Old 1/4-HP Motor Trips GFCI Under Heavy Start Load

    I bought a tool grinder with a 1/4-HP GE motor which is probably 50 years old. The motor runs on 115 volts at 1725 RPM. A thin belt connects it to a pulley on the shaft that holds the grinder wheel. The grinder's bearings are bad. They provide a lot of resistance to rotation. I am in the...