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William Shelley

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#1 posted 02-02-2018 09:45 PM also sells motor start and run capacitors.

Ebay is another great place.

Keep in mind the voltage needs to be correct (or higher), but the capacitance can be anything within a range. A lower capacitance value might mean a sluggish start, and too high will be a really hard, jerky start.

Most capacitors have a pretty loose tolerance too, like +/-20%.

-- Woodworking from an engineer's perspective

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