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Blade speed question
« on: February 10, 2018, 12:57:49 PM »
In my sawmill plans it says this.

 

Any problems running between 3000-4000 like the plans say?
My pulley on my engine is 4 inch I was gonna go with a 10.25 pulley my tires are 21 inch. At 1800 rpm the blade speed calculator says around 3800. So I'm wondering if this will be fine?
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Re: Blade speed question
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2018, 02:20:04 PM »
OK according to that website my 13hp engine would be fine cutting at 4000 4200
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Re: Blade speed question
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2018, 03:42:09 PM »
See if this helps you:

Albert

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Re: Blade speed question
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2018, 05:14:37 PM »
WoW, I knew grits weren't fit to eat, but didn't know they were built on a sawmill down south. I am thinking our spruce grits would be even worse.
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Re: Blade speed question
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2018, 05:16:27 PM »
Lt40 with older Onan engine , blade speed at 4900 SFPM
New lt40 with deisel Yanmar, blade speed
at 5200 SFPM
Using a digital tach, didn't do the math.


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