Vaccum table

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mike1966
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Vaccum table

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I saw a post about a vac table using motors from lighthouse, I was just wondering if 2 shopvacs would have as much suction as 1 of the motors.
The motors are $140 and the 5hp shopvacs are on sale for $40 I might buy 2 or 3 shopvacs if it would work.

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Re: Vaccum table

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Be sure the shop vacs do not rely on the suction air for cooling. I'm not sure how to check, but without cooling air the motor will overheat.
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That is an excellent point!
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