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I have a fairly old ceiling fan (came with the house) that wobbles like
crazy at high speed. Anyone know of a good web site where I can see how
to balance it?

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I have a fairly old ceiling fan (came with the house) that wobbles like
crazy at high speed. Anyone know of a good web site where I can see how to
balance it?

Lou


Googling "balance ceiling fan" returned 697,000 sites in .29 seconds. You
might want to give it a try ;-)


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I have a fairly old ceiling fan (came with the house) that wobbles like
crazy at high speed. Anyone know of a good web site where I can see how to
balance it?

Lou


Googling "balance ceiling fan" returned 697,000 sites in .29 seconds. You
might want to give it a try ;-)


You are right and I did:-))
This site and page looks terrific:
http://www.hansenwholesale.com/ceili...p#installation

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there's a good chance the blades are loose. Check that first.

Also, then check to see that they are all vertically even. That's what
usually causes the wobble.

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I have a fairly old ceiling fan (came with the house) that wobbles like
crazy at high speed. Anyone know of a good web site where I can see how to
balance it?

Lou



there's a good chance the blades are loose. Check that first.

Also, then check to see that they are all vertically even. That's what
usually causes the wobble.

s


Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

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yeah, if the ceiling is level and flat.

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Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

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On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 00:41:26 -0500, Steve Barker DLT wrote:

yeah, if the ceiling is level and flat.


Measure from the same spot. It will always be the same distance from the
center of the Earth.


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Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

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On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 00:41:26 -0500, Steve Barker DLT wrote:

yeah, if the ceiling is level and flat.


Measure from the same spot. It will always be the same distance from the
center of the Earth.

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Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

Lou



Make sure they are all at the same PITCH (angle). If
balance varies with speed, it's the pitch, a blade bracket
got bent a tad.

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yeah, if the ceiling is level and flat.

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Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

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Same distance from the ceiling? But they work on vaulted ceilings. I had
one. I must be missing something on this week old post.
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yeah, if the ceiling is level and flat.

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Meaning each tip is the same distance from the ceiling?

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Same distance from the ceiling? But they work on vaulted ceilings. I had
one. I must be missing something on this week old post.


I did not say anything about the ceiling, which happens to be flat.

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