We used to buy parts for our impact wrenches and drills at the
local TruValue store. I don't have the foggiest idea if it was just
that store or the TruValue chain. It's now an Ace Hardware for whatever
I don't remember if they would get parts for any brand or just the
brands they sold.
Followup -- success!!!!
Nothing but a broken lead to one of the brushes. It's a very old (as is
obvious being the Millers Falls brand) style w/ the rotating brushes to
control the direction instead of a reversing switch. On peculiarity is
that the switch has a pair of contacts that make/break power and another
than make continuity of the cord neutral and the second brush return
path. This had been bypassed sometime long ago and the two connected
directly by a wire nut. That set of closed contacts and the two stubs
of wire confused the issue for a while as to what was going on which is
why was looking for a wiring diagram.
But, finally opened the switch to see that indeed those two contacts
were deliberately shorted and not a switch failure and then all made
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