delta 28 243 bandsaw

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Forum topic by dustycajun posted 04-21-2017 11:07 PM 1136 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-21-2017 11:07 PM

I purchased a used delta bandsaw 28 243 it has a 1 hp Baldor motor on it, was that a original motor for these saws , I have seen several with smaller motors

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#1 posted 04-21-2017 11:22 PM

I believe those originally had a 1/2hp motor (#62-142).


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#2 posted 04-21-2017 11:38 PM

i believe the 28-243 was supplied with 1/2hp, and the 28-283 was supplied with a 3/4hp motor.
The 28-243 had open frame stand, while the 283 had a close motor compartment.

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#3 posted 04-22-2017 11:25 AM

They did come with the .5 HP motor, I think it was a Marathon motor with Delta nameplates.

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