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Old 05-08-2014, 10:32 PM   #1
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I'm in the process of motorizing my monster mill. I need to reduce the rpms of the AC motor I'm using so I order a 13" steel pulley wheel. I received the wheel today and it is heavy.

For those who have used a large pulley wheel with their monster mill, should I be concerned with the effect of the weight of the pulley wheel on the mill's shaft?

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Old 05-09-2014, 12:45 AM   #2
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I'd think the belt tension would be greater than the pulley's weight...

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