My NOVA only goes up to about 3200 but I have never had it up near there and don't think I would wanna be standin there with something spinnin at 5 g's,imagine something blowing apart or coming loose at that speed,it would be like a hand grenade exploding BOOM. :no:
Thanks guys! It is not an original motor and running through the math with the pulleys gets me upwards of 5K. Probably an over sized motor, even though I can get down to 500. But I don't want any grenades going off in my garage so I'll steer clear of that last pulley.
You could probably slow it down by changing pulleys and get the slowest speed down to around 200.Depending on what you turn that is better to have than 4 or 5 g's especially when your roughen out an out of round bowl,or even sanding, the slow speed is much better,I believe
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