Model 7

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dannyshamoon
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Model 7

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Dumb question, is there anything i would use a new digital motor for other than lathe work for slower speeds and reverse operation?
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No dumb questions LOL

10000 RPM for routing/shaping
menu driven speed (con in my opinion)
Powerful and high torque across the RPM band.
Quiet.
Reversing

Cons:
Reliability
Pay for support

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rjent pretty much covered it. The higher and lower speeds would be very useful as well as more power. I personally don't think I would ever use the reverse feature, but if I had it, I might some day.
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I do use the reverse on mine with the Strip Sander for sharpening lathe chisels.
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I don't know a lot but I read it ramps up to speed drawing lower amps and thus not popping your breaker. I also read that it sense if it needs more power to maintain speed thus giving you a more consistent cut. It won't bog down. Less burning.
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Thanks guys. I have a hand router that does 10k rpm. Instead of spending $1,600 for the upgrade I thought I would buy a digital motor lathe for $600. It reverses, has speeds from 400 to 3,900. I figured it would work fine for my pen and bottle stoppers and I can an extension bed for doing longer turns.

Danny
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