Help identifying this fan please


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Old 07-18-20, 09:19 AM
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Help identifying this fan please

Help identifying this old fan please and thanks!
ignore the globe in the light, itís just something I found and put up there.
thanks in advance for any help, I have exhausted Google!

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Help me identify this old fan in my 1970ís screened porch area please!
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holes to the fan housing are 2Ē apart
 
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Old 07-18-20, 10:17 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

You are not likely to get an answer to your question unless someone with the same exact fan sees this thread.

What is it you are doing..... fixing it ?
Unless it has sentimental value because of its age..... it may be better to replace it.
 
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Old 07-18-20, 10:56 AM
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Yes, I am trying to replace the arms and blades. Everything seems to work but the replacement parts are proving difficult to source.
 
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Old 07-18-20, 11:02 AM
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The fan is too old to find replacement parts. It's an antique.
The only place you might find blades is one of those places where people donate old items for resale.
 
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Old 07-18-20, 11:02 AM
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It will likely be easier and maybe cheaper to just replace the fan. With all the fans available out there surely you can find something that you like.
 
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Old 07-18-20, 01:44 PM
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I had that exact same fan in my old house, and it ran well. Mine was a bronze color, but yours looks like it was spray painted silver at some point. Sadly, I never pulled it down to look for any brand. I do know it's not an antique- it's most likely 70s-80s vintage. I have a friend who collects ceiling fans. I will ask him and get back to you asap.
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Old 07-20-20, 10:35 AM
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Thanks Andrew!
Yes, I think someone spray painted it also.
I didn't realize it was that old.
 
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Any idea why the blades were taken off in the first place?

You do not want to put the dollars into mounts and blades and then find out the fan motor etc. is bad.
 
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Old 07-22-20, 10:04 AM
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Stefanie,
He said it might be a Harbor Breeze (Lowe's store brand). Hard to say age but the medium base light socket suggests pre-2007 when candelabra base light kits became standard for ceiling fans. It probably makes more sense to just replace the fan, unless you're particularly attached to it.
Andy
 
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Thanks to all for their time.
Turns out it's a 1970 era fan. How could I replace something that old and still working?
I decided to just get new blades and arms and have repaired the fan myself!!
Thanks to all who replied!!
 
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Old 08-26-20, 06:57 PM
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Thanks for letting us know how this turned out. Glad you could get parts for it, and I hope it will serve you well for many years.
Andy
 
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Thanks!
I didn't get the parts it needed but I used generic replacement parts and they are working well for now.
Fan is a bit noisy when the wind blows the wrong way.
 
 

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