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Have a small 10" delta shopmaster table saw on stand. When I am cutting hard wood it will cut off. It will restart with the reset button, however when I resume cutting it will cut off under pressure from cutting the hard wood. Any solutions?

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Make sure you're using a sharp blade, and try not to feed to fast for the motor to keep up. Make sure the belts are adjusted properly, ie not slipping.
Try not to use too long or light guage an extension cord to plug into, and make sure the power source where you are plugged in has enough amperage to run your motor without starving it for power.
Otherwise, it could just be a limitation of the motor and the hp of that saw. You'll have to be patient and feed slowly, or upgrade to a heavier duty saw.
What you're describing is undoubtedly the bane of many a weekend woodworker, but the alternative doesn't always come cheap.
Best of luck!

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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