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#1 posted 04-25-2013 03:36 PM

@Reo, there is still a little cardboard covered capacitor in the bases of these. If not a start capacitor what is it? I agree with the point that lathe work is hard on a motor and 1/3 HP is not much. Mine powers an old Sears 6×48 belt sander with disc though and it’s fine for that.

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