Radial Arm Saw speed.

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Forum topic by Harryn posted 03-02-2017 09:07 PM 483 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-02-2017 09:07 PM

Can a bad capacitor cause a radial arm saw to run slower, or take too long to come up to speed?

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#1 posted 03-02-2017 10:20 PM

A bad start capacitor can affect the time it takes to come up to speed. If the motor has a run capacitor, a bad one could affect speed.

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#2 posted 03-03-2017 12:12 PM

What saw do you have?

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#3 posted 03-03-2017 03:27 PM

Can also be a bad motor. A capacitor is pretty easy to check.

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#4 posted 03-03-2017 04:04 PM

It is a Craftsman commercial model

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