- Jun 29, 2014
https://web.mail.comcast.net/service/home/~/?auth=co&loc=en_US&id=870611&part=3I listed my need for a motor on the Jacksonville Craigslist. I found a motor for $40.00 that may do the job. I hope to talk to the guy in the morning. My link for the picture is at the top of the post, for some reason.
I think you'd be wise to follow the advice above and swap or at least remove the motor. A lathe designed to run at 2000 max rpm might object, violently, to 4000. The next owner might not be as inquisitive about what's correct for the lathe and could wind up injuring himself or others. The frame type is usually listed on the motor tag and I've found used 1/2hp 56 frame motors regularly in the $15-20 range.