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The truck I'm on tends to get sent to the lift station calls, by virtue of my knowing what all the functions on a multimeter do. (Dad is a master electrician) Anyway, came across this beaut yesterday. It's an old Swaby from the 60s or 70s.

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Burned up motor, so we referred them to our electrician buddies. The motor is separate and replaceable.

I did a bit more research when I got home and it appears Swaby is still in business and manufacturing this model. Anyone else run across one of these before?
 

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I’ve never seen that particular model before however we have a couple of electric motor specialty shops around here that we take our motors to and they either rebuild the one you bring them or they will take the old one as a core and give you an already rebuilt motor if they have it in stock.
 

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I’ve never seen that particular model before however we have a couple of electric motor specialty shops around here that we take our motors to and they either rebuild the one you bring them or they will take the old one as a core and give you an already rebuilt motor if they have it in stock.
Yeah, I'm kinda kicking myself for not quoting a motor replacement. Not really my place as the apprentice though. The house had a host of other electrical issues, so I didn't really want to go down the rabbit hole there. We may end up going back based off what the sparkys tell us.
 

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Is that just a 2" suction pipe or is the pump end in the pit?
 

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Thats a good time right there..... first having to chisel off those bolts holding down that lid....
with sewage water spashing up at you while you are banging on those bolts......
Oh, the fun ---I am soooo jealous....... :ROFLMAO: :LOL: :p
 

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I got one of those in my store front window.....probably from the 20s
I see piston pumps all the time. The funny thing with this one was how new it is.
 
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