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Posted on Motor differences between Circular saws(120v/2.3hp) vs Table saw (120/1.5hp)?

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#1 posted 11-04-2011 07:34 PM

I didn’t read everything above, but basically they are calculatiing HP by locked rotor current these days instead of work preformed; ie, they are lying!! ;-((

For small motors, look a the wattage or amps x volts. Use 1500 watts per hp and you will get close to reality.

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