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Manufactured/Badged by:
Yates-American Machine Co., Inc.
Beloit, WI; Roscoe, IL; Liberty, NC

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Sander
Machine Size: Dual 16"
Submitted By: Tony S
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: J-147
Date of Manufacturer: 1950's
Serial Number: J-147-154 (View SN Registry Entry)
Last Updated 5/19/2007 12:00:00 AM

I found this machine through Eric Tuck, who in turn found it through Smitty. It was sitting in a guy's shop down in Missouri just collecting dust. Nathan Genke was driving down to Missouri in a couple weeks and he brought it all the way back to Wisconsin for me. All in all, it was a model of good timing and great members.

According to Doug Westlind, it's going to be a bear to restore. Apparently they are well worth the effort though. I can't wait to tear into it and get it cleaned up.

You can read more about it here:

Thanks again Eric, Smitty and Nathan!

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Comments: Front side with motor access door
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Comments: Back side with integrated dust port
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Comments: Motor tag
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