Check for a posting by Dave Arens he has done this and very
A larger pulley or gear at the mill will certainly give you lower
3/4 HP is the least that you will need 1 HP will be better. A
Reversible slow speed motor with high torque is desirable
Maximum Speed should be around 35 rpm. A lower speed is desirable.
A decent Reversible Drum switch would cost you around $80.00.
A brand new 1 HP motor wired with drum switch is sold for $300 and
these are heavy. If you can find one in your city it would be better.
Whatever you use Belts or Chains safety is an issue no French Cuffs.
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