Re: to buy or not to buy
Do you have the correct tension on the belt? There should be some
kind of belt tension adjustment. On the 9's it is a turnbuckle on
the tension lever.
A lot of us here are thankful for the belt slipping under too heavy
of a load. Not that I have ever done it, but when the carriage
crashes into the headstock, belt slippage is a Martha Stewart "good
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Frank Herrera <frankh@c...>
for your information, I read some web site where they say you cannot
take to much of a cut on the lathe as the belt will start to slipor the
tool would jam in the work, is this a problem I should be aware of,or
can this be corrected with a new belt and motor.best
right now as is and hoping that a good pull down and service is allthat
would need to put it back into shape. I have not tried to cutanything
with this lathe but I can stop the chuck with my hand easily andthe
leather belt will start to slip.:-)
dealersclips, or skive and glue.
lathe ishave parts, as does LaBlond. Can't get everything, but if the
Very oldin good shape you probably won't be needing parts in any case.
numericlathes are harder to find parts for, if this lathe is one with a
be 14ONLY serial number some parts may be hard to find. Old gears may
with a1/2 degree pressure angle and can be hard to come by. Naturally
know ifmill and diving head you can always make what you need, don't
if needthis is an option for you.
generalbe the motor I will change to a single phase motor anyhow, is
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