> I recently acquired a Boice Crane 6x48 lathe, with no model # or other
> information available. The motor with it is a 1/3 hp "fan and blower"
> motor. If anyone has information as to the correct motor to use with
> this lathe, I would appreciate it. I have tried to contact Boice Crane
> Parts and other old woodworking tools groups, but have had no success.
You can use a general purpose motor for this application.
I'd probably select a 1/2HP, 1750RPM, cap start, TEFC, foot mount
operating at 120V/1PH/60HZ.
Got a Grainger near you?