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    Ideas for a motor?

    I have access to at least one working sump pump motor (probably 1/3 to 1/2 hp). I'd like to make use of it in the shop..... But I'm not sure for what.

    Does anyone have any ideas as to what I could use this motor for?
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    Handiest thing I have done with one was add spindle adapters, a wire brush on one end and scotch brite pads. Clamp it to the bench and then store it when not needed.
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