Source for 3 Phase Motor?

Hi Guys,
I am looking for a source for 3 Phase Motors 7.5 hp or larger. I am going
to try to build a phase converter to power the metalworking machines in my
garage. I live in Middletown, NJ. I would certainly buy a good used motor
if available. The cost of rotary phase converters is quite high and
shipping is prohibitive even for motors alone. Any help is sincerely
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If oyu are looking to power a 3 phase motor from a single phase supply, then foget it.
You can use a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) to accomplish this but it only works for small motors. On larger motors it becomes inefficient or the control gear becomes very expensive.
A single phase capacitor start and run motor may be the solution.
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