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Forum topic by dmorrison posted 10-04-2009 02:11 AM 1646 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dmorrison

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10-04-2009 02:11 AM

Just wanted to put this out there. I got a 5 ton AC system blower motor from Tom’s Mechanical a couple of months ago. I was going to build a dust filter system. 2 weeks later I found a RBI system on Craigslist that was really cheap. I got that one and now have the blower motor sitting on a shelf in the shop. If anyone wants it let me know. It’s not worth shipping since you can probably get one from an AC installer for free like I did, but if anyone in the DFW area wants it, Email me, Its free.

davidwmorrison@gmail.com

As I posted it’s a 5ton Ac unit so its really to large for my shop. but I know someonecould probably use it, here are the specs on the motor.
3/4 HP 11.5 amps 115V 1 ph Auto Thermaprotection

Dave


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dmorrison

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#1 posted 10-04-2009 05:28 PM

Actually 5 ton is very common here in Texas. Large houses and 100-108 (37-42C) degree summers and you can see why a 5 ton unit is used here. My house (3500 square feet) has 3, 2.5 ton units.

Dave

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#2 posted 10-04-2009 06:08 PM

I would take a 5 ton unit in a second if I was close enough to come pick it up. Nice offer Dave.

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#3 posted 10-04-2009 06:34 PM

Most residential blowers are going to be either 3 or 5 tons.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#4 posted 10-04-2009 06:39 PM

I put one in my garage about 12 years ago to help exhuast welding fumes. Does a great job of circulating air to keep it cooler in the summer too. These blowers would make a great dust collector system.

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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