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Jet JWL-1236 Part question

by DonEC
posted 10-02-2018 12:39 AM


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Wildwood

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#1 posted 10-02-2018 07:29 PM

Your job is finding a VB-M23 belt for price want to pay.
https://www.fix.com/parts/drill-press/jet/fix10517167/v-belt-vb-m23/

https://www.zoro.com/wilton-belt-vb-m23/i/G4209147/#specifications

Harbor freight lathe uses the same belt see list in page 16. you could call their toll free # 800*444-3353.
https://manuals.harborfreight.com/manuals/34000-34999/34706.pdf

Might help if measure the old belt or take it to auto parts, or other places selling v-belts.

-- Bill

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MrUnix

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#2 posted 10-02-2018 07:45 PM

I just replaced the one on mine… it’s a standard 3L230 belt.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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MrRon

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#3 posted 10-02-2018 09:46 PM

It’s easier to just use a link belt that is adjustable in length by adding or removing links. HF carries them. After looking on-line at the lathe, a link type belt might not work.

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DonEC

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#4 posted 10-02-2018 10:33 PM

thanks for the responses guys. Brad did you have to pull the pulley off the spindle to get the belt on?
i had to pull mine off- the belt on it had m22 printed on it (i got mine second hand so i’m not sure if its a wider belt),
the replacement part calls for vbm23.
MrRon I’m not sure if those belts will work, the pulleys open n close.
Thanks again, Don.

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MrUnix

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#5 posted 10-02-2018 11:06 PM

Didn’t have to pull the pulley off… just had to pull the sheaves apart far enough. M22 is going to be too small by an inch… M23 (3L230) has a 23” O.D. What you got is 22”.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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