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Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Kathy K » Sat Oct 10, 2015 3:25 pm

A friend of mine had been given several glass power tools from someone else and she wanted them out of her shop so I purchased very inexpensively. One of the things that I ended up with is, I believe, a Covington wet belt sander. Am not finding the equivalent online so assume it is a bit older. It needs some TLC, cleanup, etc. Has a little chipping pain and a small amount of rust, however it runs well and quietly. Any idea what model and where I can buy parts....will have my better half work on refurbing it a bit, but he likes me to find the parts. It doesn't have a model number but does say Covington, as well as Nervo Distributors in Berkley, CA. Looks a bit like the Covington with the Muslin Buff Polisher but seems like it has an extra wheel.
Any info you might have would be very helpful. Picture attached.
thanks,
Kathy
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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Brad Walker » Sat Oct 10, 2015 3:57 pm

Contact Covington: http://covington-engineering.com/

They've made dozens of different models, some as one offs, but should have parts and advice for one and all.

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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Bert Weiss » Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:51 pm

You use a sponge for the water delivery on this. I buy wet belts from CR Laurence. You need an account. I am sure there are many sources for 3 x 24 carbide wet belts.
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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Buttercup » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:05 am

Not trusting the sponge I rigged up a plastic container with a drip line that gravity feeds to the belt. One day I'll get lockline to make positioning of the drip line a bit more accurate. Jen

Edit: Pictures hadn't shown when I responded. Mine is a later model but I'd still be inclined to use a gravity water feed on yours. (Nice bonus outrigger!)
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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Kathy K » Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:33 am

Thanks for your help. I have emailed Covington and not heard back from them.
Hoping I can at least get the belt sander up and running.

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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Valerie Adams » Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:38 pm

I think I've got belts that would fit that! I purchased from someone else, thinking they'd fit mine but they're much too small. Message me if you're interested and I'll measure them.

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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Kathy K » Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:29 pm

Hi Valerie,
Sent a PM and an email. Would love to discuss your sanding belts.
thanks,
Kathy

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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Valerie Adams » Tue Oct 27, 2015 1:03 am

Finally saw your message and have sent you two PMs :oops:

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Re: Covington Wet belt sander?

Postby Kathy K » Tue Oct 27, 2015 1:18 pm

Hi Valerie,
I have sent you a PM in return.
Thanks,
Kathy


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