It's not worth it. Those 20" Crescents were junk. Let me know where
you are, and I'll come over and haul it to the junk yard before you sink
too much money into a worthless machine. :-)
Actually, you can either:
1. Replace the motor with a single phase unit - probably 2hp - about
2. Purchase a variable frequency drive matched to the 3ph motor rating
(about $250). Advantage, you can get variable speed.
3. Puchase or build a 3phase converter. Converter kits go on eBay for
$60 or so, and full fledged units can be purchased for $100-300,
depending on HP and type of converter.
Good luck on the machine. Any idea of the vintage?
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