Re: Another Newbie with a motor question...


john kling
 

This seems to shock most of us when we first came across it. My lathe was in pieces and I assumed somebody had the wrong part. But it is not unique to south bend lathes of that period. Logan also ran v belts on a large flat counter shaft pulley. 


From: Jack Dinan
To: SOUTHBENDLATHE@...
Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:29 PM
Subject: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] Re: Another Newbie with a motor question...

 
> Now I'm confused. These are listed as V-belts, apparently meant to
>engage the idler pulleys just above them in the catalog. Yet the
>surface of the belt looks flat. How is that?

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>
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>I am confused on how to order obtain a serpentine belt for a
>workshop lathe. Most of the listings seem to only give the type of
>cars they fit nor have I figured out the numbering system.
>
>Posted by:
>
>"john
>kling" jkling222
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>
>John
>
>I got my belt from McMaster Carr. The one I used was Ultra-Flex
>J-Section Neoprene Belt, 10 Ribs, Trade Size 460J10, 46.5" Outer
>Circle. You can find it in there online catalog here.
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>http://www.mcmaster.com/#catalog/120/1075/=r9oi8o
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>Hope this helps......
>
>Gary
>AE5VO
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>
>



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