Re: Another Newbie with a motor question...

Gregg Eshelman

On 3/26/2014 3:11 PM, Pat/Juke/Whatever... wrote:

I have been searching the archives of the group and looking on other
forums as well and THINK I�m on the right track with wanting a � HP,
TEFC motor with a 56 frame.
1/3 or 1/2 horsepower is generally a better choice for a 9" lathe, especially with the flat belt drive.

3/4 HP can be a bit of a waste because most of the time you won't be able to use that much power.

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