Dead dremel

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Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:15 am

It died, & this time it isn't a simple change of carbon brushes, so what is second most likely fixable fault please folks?

Model dremel 300 (light usage as I have 2 drills of different makes in order to not overheat the dremel).

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Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:53 pm

One of the biggest culprit on the 200 and 300 series are the speed control lever.

I was unable to repair mine but did get it to stay on full speed.
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Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:33 am

I am afraid of that, first thing that came to mind, will take a look & see, any other views on the top 10 dremel faults likelihood folks?

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Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:44 am

Finally, a good resource!

Dremel speed controller repair, with awesome exploded photo's

& I mean AWESOME work by the author, tis indeed "a dremel delight"

http://www.homediystuff.com/fixing-a-dr ... witch-vsc/

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Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:55 am

That is a very good resource!

Good find Gus!
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Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:54 pm

Hope that works Gus. The only problem I have had is with worn out brushes, so I am afraid I don't have anything else to suggest.

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Fri Aug 26, 2016 11:21 am

pumpken wrote:Hope that works Gus. The only problem I have had is with worn out brushes, so I am afraid I don't have anything else to suggest.
Clearly I'm being struck down in small ways becaue I live so vicariously Ken! ...sucks to be me right now I tell thee!

Anyhow on a positive note the new speed controller turned up today, time to get my hands dirty ...then when I fail get the wife to fix it!

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Fri Aug 26, 2016 12:54 pm

Good Luck!

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