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Sunbeam #10-18390GU-RC Vintage Mixmaster Governor Resistor

(For Models 5 thru 12 and Later 70's Mixmasters With Plug-in Cords)


Here's a rare and hard-to-find governor resistor for those great old Sunbeam Mixmaster stand mixers, models 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12. Also used in most 70's models with cords that plug in, like the MMA, MMB, 1-7A, etc.

This is the resistor that mounts to the top of older Mixmaster governors, covered by an aluminum heat shield, and also to the forward side of later 70's models governors. You'll usually find this one with pieces of its original white coating charred and flaking off and its contact ends badly corroded.

When one of these burns open, the mixer will still run, but will be "jerky", for lack of a better word, at low speeds. If you ever hear one running with a failed or missing resistor, you'll immediately know that word applies. ;-)


These haven't been available new from Sunbeam for decades, so I salvage, load-test, and restore them myself, and guarantee them to work great in the above vintage Mixmaster models (120 volt US models only - will not work in 220 volt models!).


Approx. 1-3/4" long, 1/2" diameter, the original part this capacitor replaces was Sunbeam part #10-18390 (I add "GU" to indicate this is a good/used part, and "RC" to indicate it's been recoated).

Note: The capacitor, mounted to the bottom of the governor in models 5-12, is the same physical size as the resistor, but has a different function, and the two shouldn't be interchanged. I fabricate and sell those brand new, posted HERE.

If you should have any questions or need any other Mixmaster parts, please feel free to ask me. I stock some 150 vintage Mixmaster motors as a parts source (I also buy them, working or non-working, if you have one to sell!)


You can pickup easily downloadable service, parts, and owner's manuals for your vintage Mixmaster here. They're direct, high quality scans of original, no longer available factory service manuals that we've used in our shop for years!

These rare resistors sell to US buyers* for $18.00 plus $7.50 Priority shipping/handling, $25.50 total for one. Quantity is always limited, so if you'd like to order more than one, please contact me

(Note: Due to a current shortage of these resistors, I've removed the payment button from this page. Please email me for current availability; I may have just one or two left here. Numbers are getting very low, and my sources for these are drying up. Not sure I'm going to continue re-coating them; it's a very tedious, time-consuming process to do correctly)

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* If you live outside the USA, or just have a question about these, please click here to email me. I can ship them to non-US addresses, but the shipping cost is higher (and on 1-19-16 international postage rates went sky-high!)


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