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Posted on Please help!! Lathe motor Boggs down with forstner bits!

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#1 posted 04-21-2018 03:53 PM

You don’t say what size bit. I would check for a slipping belt first. I have a 1/3 hp motor on my lathe and have no problems with up thru 3” forstner’s haven’t tried any larger.

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