Re: V belt drive on a Southbend 9" ?


South Bend used to sell a skived leather Vee belt for the 9", both horizontal and under drive.


On Jun 17, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Thomas.G.Brandl@... wrote:


Possibly they skived the belt in place. That is cut the belt at an angle, then glue it together on .

The problem still remains as to how a V belt was ever installed.  As you can see in the picture, the belt goes down a tunnel cast into the headstock.  There is a similar tunnel cast into the backside where the belt would come back up.  Did they make segmented belts in those days?

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