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Posted on Jet 1642, 2hp lathe bed extention?

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#1 posted 11-21-2012 07:46 PM

I’m pretty sure the main difference is the 2hp runs on 220V and the 1 1/2”hp is 110V.

The EVS feature is sweet on this lathe, though, with large turnings the 1 1/2hp unit can bog down in a heavy cut. I haven’t used the 2hp to notice any difference.

Bed extension should be the same.

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