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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:04 am

do you get your girls fan you JR8 ?
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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby JR8 » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 2:05 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:do you get your girls fan you JR8 ?


Oh yeah, several times a night.
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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby the lynx » Wed, 10 Jun 2015 3:17 pm

JR8 wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:do you get your girls fan you JR8 ?


Oh yeah, several times a night.


You mean this?

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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby x9200 » Sat, 05 Sep 2015 10:00 am

Is it relatively common to have a brand new ceiling fan (as delivered) unbalanced? I have just installed my 2nd KDK M48 fan and it wobbles. Played a bit changing the blade order (helped, but didn't solve the problem completely) but done nothing systematic so far.

For the first one I installed earlier this year everything was perfectly balanced so I am a bit surprised having high regards as of the quality of the KDK products.

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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 05 Sep 2015 1:15 pm

Yes it does happen. Usually ceiling fan kits come with adhesive weights (sort of like the stick on wheel weights used for balancing sports rims. Or they will have a paper clip sort of shaped weight to clip to the leading edge of the fan at a point where you can eliminate the harmonic vibration by sliding the weight to different positions along the edge of the blade(s). The clip type of weight is safer on the leading edge as the adhesive backed type could put somebody's eye out should the adhesive give way when the fan is on full.

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Re: RE: Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Sun, 06 Sep 2015 10:03 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Yes it does happen. Usually ceiling fan kits come with adhesive weights (sort of like the stick on wheel weights used for balancing sports rims. Or they will have a paper clip sort of shaped weight to clip to the leading edge of the fan at a point where you can eliminate the harmonic vibration by sliding the weight to different positions along the edge of the blade(s). The clip type of weight is safer on the leading edge as the adhesive backed type could put somebody's eye out should the adhesive give way when the fan is on full.

Track and balance for ceiling fans ?

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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby Strong Eagle » Sun, 06 Sep 2015 11:07 am

That's pretty crappy workmanship. I installed 3 fans from Lowes in the USA... all made in China... even at max speed they don't wobble.

Good luck on getting your Singapore supplier to give a shit about your problem.

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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby PNGMK » Sun, 06 Sep 2015 12:37 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:That's pretty crappy workmanship. I installed 3 fans from Lowes in the USA... all made in China... even at max speed they don't wobble.

Good luck on getting your Singapore supplier to give a shit about your problem.


Actually I called mine up and they came and rebalanced my fans and changed the motor (excessive hum) in one. "Your individual experience may vary".
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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby x9200 » Sun, 06 Sep 2015 12:43 pm

Thanks SMS. The blades were made of steel so I used fridge magnets (elastic pad type) cut to the weight of ca 2-3 g to get initial indication but couldn't get it right and ended up removing and weighting all the blades. It happened each of the blade had different weight but the differences were within 1-2g. Adjusted the weight accordingly, fixed more permanently and it works fine now.

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Re: Question on ceiling fans in Singapore

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 06 Sep 2015 1:34 pm

I have ONLY had ceiling fans while living in Singapore. I have five currently as well, so have had considerable experience with them. The only one I've had any problem with, frankly, was the one previously in my living room in my flat where I am now. All the rest haven't been a problem but the one in the hall would, at certain speeds cause the whole fan assembly to sway from side to side. The little clip on leading edge weights sorted it out okay. Glad you got it sorted.


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