Phil Hansen wrote:
> I am rebuilding an old tractor and am in the process of fixing the
> starter motor. The field coil insulation has deteriorated and needs to
> be replaced. Got the cotton tape and somebody said use shellac instead
> of the 'Glyptal' used commercially. Will a strong shellac coating on
> the cotton work or do I need some more modern stuff.
> If shellac is OK what strength would be recommended.
The "somebody" who made that suggestion has their head where the moon
Glyptol is an insulating varnish developed by GE specifically as an
Personally, I'd have a motor rewind shop do the job.
You do the job, screw it up, and start a fire as a result in the
cranking motor when you energize it, and where are you?