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snowstorm

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583 days ago

Hello

Looking for a good working condition 1.5HP 110V/220V motor for a Delta Unisaw.

If you’ve upgraded and have one to sell, please PM me

Thank-you


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MonteCristo

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#1 posted 583 days ago

Must be an old Unisaw as mine is 15 years old and came standard with a 3 HP. I would upgrade rather than replace as 1.5 HP is inadequate for sawing thicker hardwoods etc. And contrary to what some might claim, running the 1.5 HP on 220V will basically do nothing to increase its power.

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runswithscissors

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#2 posted 583 days ago

HF has 2 and 3 h.p. motors quite cheap (of course). Only problem is, they are “open, drip proof” motors instead of “totally enclosed fan cooled” (TEFC), which really should be used on any sort of dust creating equipment.

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snowstorm

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#3 posted 583 days ago

Thanks, in this case I already have the 3HP 220V motor which works great. For the next couple of years I’m at a rental house which doesn’t have 220 service and no chance of getting it. Need to convert the saw back to 110 or it will sit idle

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Shawn Masterson

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#4 posted 569 days ago

where do you live??????
all houses have 220 coming into the panel.
you just have to run some #10 or #12 wire and set a plug
a lot cheaper than under powering a table saw

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Grandpa

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#5 posted 569 days ago

Most houses have 220V power. One size doesn’t fit all. Most have 220V

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Shawn Masterson

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#6 posted 568 days ago

here in america all houses even those with 60 amp service and penny amp fuses have 220 coming in from the pole into the panel. you may have to retrieve it from the main panel but it is there.

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snowstorm

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#7 posted 568 days ago

Just to clarify, I’m sure the house has 220 as well. Both the dryer and the stove run off that.

The issue its a rental house and there isn’t 220 in the garage. As its a rental I can’t ask the landlord to install it for me.

For the next year or so, I’m stuck with 110.

Solution, I’ve found a motor off a cheap tablesaw in craigs, and got the unisaw adaptor bracket from renovo, back in business

Thanks for the replies

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Shawn Masterson

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#8 posted 566 days ago

if you have a good land loard I doubt he would have a problem if you hired a sparky to put it in for you. I would ask the worst he can saw is no

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madts

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#9 posted 566 days ago

Make an extension cord that will fit the dryer and also fit the tablesaw. Have done that for years until I rewired the garage. Just means a fight between you and whoever is doing the Laundry.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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