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Posted on Making a homemade 12" disc sander

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#1 posted 12-27-2013 10:58 PM

I drive a 9” disc with a 1HP variable speed motor and it takes a lot to bog it down at low speeds, at higher speeds (1250 or higher) it doesn’t bog. I would build it then test with the 1/3HP but you’ll probably end using the 1/2HP.

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