• If you like antique engines, vintage tractors or old iron, please register and join us. When you register on Smokstak, give complete answers and fill in all blanks. IF YOU ARE ON WIRELESS. GIVE YOUR CITY AND STATE! NO ZIPCODES! We get hundreds of applications, so there is no time to deal with missing information.

Ponsell Floor Machine

Curtis

Registered
Hello all. I'm helping a friend with a Ponsell Floor Machine. It has a 1/2 hp motor with about 1700 rpms. I took the top cap off where the gears are located and the black arrow is pointing. I don't know how much oil goes back in but there is none in there exposing the gears. What type of oil goes in there? Thanks in advance.
 

Attachments

ulgydog56

Registered
most old gear boxes use 80-wt mineral oil or sometimes 40 wt but like the last guy said oil is better than no oil, (grease is cheaper than steal)….:D
 
Top