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  • Facette Repair

    Posted by stevenblank on October 7, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    I have an old Facette facetting machine and it appears the circuit board needs replacing. Does anybody have any idea how I can fix my machine?
    Thank you in advance.
    Steve
    Untarnished Jewelry

    fac-ette replied 3 years, 6 months ago 4 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Bobdrbob

    Member
    October 7, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    If you can send me a picture of the circuit board close up and detailed I can probably rebuild it for you. Its just a speed control and reverse board if I’m not mistaken. I’ll let you know more after looking at the pic. Take it with as much detail as the camera your using allows.
    Thanks Bob Lawrence
    Alivetodaysofar@gmail.com

  • gemmakermz

    Member
    September 5, 2018 at 4:47 am

    i’ve had a couple different machines have boards go bad. i bought off ebay a boxy cream white unit made in china that has worked very good and has a termanal strip on back to wire into they run from $16-$25 and i removed the internals and place in place of old unitboard. if that might do it for you email me and i’ll email you the listing numbers to look at. gemmakermz@cs.com

  • stevenblank

    Member
    November 11, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    Hello everyone,
    I have an older Facette faceting machine manufactured in Seattle Wash. The sensitivity bar or pressure bar and gauge seem to be messed up. My gauge needle drifts around constantly even when the machine is not being used. I checked the connections to no avail. Anybody have any ideas in what I should do for the next step? Love the machine.
    Thank you to all my fellow faceters for help in advance. See you in Tucson.
    Steven Blank 231-723-6369 Land line.

  • fac-ette

    Member
    December 19, 2020 at 8:59 am

    Steven, you need to contact Cindy Hine. She worked for Fac-Ette and still does the repairs and servicing. You can find her on the Gem Master page on Facebook or you can Email her at cindyhine@fac-ette.com

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