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hayu
Lubbock, TX

January 9, 2010
1:48 PM

Post #7445025

There are several routers at a used tool business. They are large and heavy duty. Can I turn one of these into a drum sander?
DesertPirate
Fallbrook, CA
(Zone 10b)

January 12, 2010
6:49 PM

Post #7455709

The speed of a router motor would be far too fast for a drum sander. A typical router will produce speeds of greater than 20,000 rpm. A typical drum sander is more like 1500 to 2000 rpm.
hayu
Lubbock, TX

January 16, 2010
7:22 PM

Post #7467624

Thanks!
Cornfieldtradin
Beaverville, IL

June 2, 2010
1:46 PM

Post #7852620

If your still trying to figure out a drum sander I built one from a C Flange motor I bought off efay :-) $20 total

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