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4/18/2021 9:59:29 PM
Posted: 2/11/2021 2:39:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/11/2021 2:40:44 PM EDT by kabob]
So I live in Morganton and I'm seeking out someone who can solder on a replacement potentiometer onto a circuit board for me.
Back story is that I knocked over a burnisher machine and broke off the speed pot. I received a second one (warranty) and broke that knob off as well
This is something that I know nothing about and I don't wanna ruin my chances of fixing these invaluable machines that I need for my leather working business. I'll be happy to pay you for your time or even hook you up with a sweet handmade leather belt or wallet in payment for your help.
This is on a circuit board so i need someone who has experience with delicate electronics.
Link Posted: 2/12/2021 2:07:25 AM EDT
Do you have the replacement part?

Any chance of a pic of the board with the broken part?
Link Posted: 2/16/2021 8:21:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/16/2021 8:25:25 PM EDT by kabob]
Oops double tap
Link Posted: 2/16/2021 8:27:37 PM EDT
No I don't have the replacement parts yet.
And I have no luck posting pictures here.
Are you in the Hickory area?
Link Posted: 2/17/2021 12:20:11 PM EDT
A bit north of Hickory.  Got a brand and model number of the tool?  Maybe a part number or specs for the pot?
Link Posted: 2/21/2021 7:49:36 AM EDT
Things are a but crazy now with a remodel going on in the kitchen.
Sorry for not responding sooner.
The potentiometer is a B500K three (soldier points) and a small circuit board that's removable.
Looks like that's a common pot uses in guitars and other stuff.
Link Posted: 2/21/2021 2:24:45 PM EDT
I'd suggest first finding the pot.

Look here and see if you can find a replacement.
DigiKey

Make sure it fits and has the same pattern for legs.
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