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Need an on/off switch for a buffalo bench grinder model B-6CB 1/2 hp. 41/2 amp. serial #775713

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I had the same problem with a Northern Tools bench grinder. These are made in China and parts are hard to come by. I had enough room after removing the old broken on/off switch to install a single pole 15 amp light switch like you use in your home. I simply installed it horizontally and then put the switch cover on. It works perfectly. If you do not have enough room then look for any 15 amp or larger switch that will fit in the housing. Any on/off switch will work. You could even mount the switch on the bench in a switch housing and run the wires from the grinder to the switch and back if need be. Just be safe and make sure there are no exposed wires. As a last resort you could remove the switch connect the wires, eliminating the switch and use a plug in wall switch such as this. need an on/off switch for a buffalo bench grinder - 4147a14.png

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

  • bobminear Oct 18, 2010

    my original switch has 6 wires how do you know which side to wire on? thanks bob

  • ov10fac Dec 05, 2010

    I have an original switch I removed from a burned up grinder. If its the same switch the bottom two go to the machine, the top two go to the cord. But I think its a DPDT switch so you should be able to figure it out with a simple amp meter.

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