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Ritter Line Borrer10/26
I am about to purchase a Ritter line boring machine for my shop, with Ritter no longer in business does anyone have trouble getting parts?????
I did not know Ritter had gone out of business, but I will say this. I bought mine in 1990 and have used it steadily since then, almost daily. I only ever needed to replace one part, what we called a spider gear bushing. Other than that I did have a local motor shop do a minor repair once. I am also now looking at replacing the air valves, but I am seeing those are available on Amazon and also at Grainger.
Well Brian & Mitch, I have to eat my words since this forum does not allow editing. First, that number I posted above is incorrect and I hope the managers of this forum will delete my prior entry with my apologies; second, the listed number for Ritter (925-757-7296) has indeed been disconnected.
I have had two Ritter R-46's in the past. Both worked well. The newer one was a bit more refined than the first machine. I sold my R-46, less than a year old for 6K. I am guessing it is still working. My "trade up" was for a used Ayen, WAY more machine than the Ritter.
What are they expecting you to pay for the Ritter and which machine is it?
Just a heads up in case you guys are looking for more Ritter parts. We acquired Ritter's IP and we are now building machines and providing replacement parts out of our Holland, MI location. Hit me up if you need anything.