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John K Jordan
>>>Okay. So it appears that he most common motors run on 220v so I would just need to run a line over to the lathe.

No, depending. A suitable 220v 3-phase motor can be driven by a VFD that plugs into 110v. Some well-respected lathes such as the 110v version of the Jet 1642 work exactly this way.

Note that converting a lathe to VS may require having both mechanical and technical competence or a brother-in-law that does.

JKJ

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