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How do I change the belt on this lathe?

by Spankywedwards
posted 10-02-2018 08:41 PM


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MrRon

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#1 posted 10-02-2018 09:00 PM

Get a link belt. HF has them. You add or take out links to get the right belt length; then install on the lathe and join the ends of the belt together. The arbor is supported on both ends and to use a standard type of belt, requires taking the lathe apart; link belts eliminate this. Link belts run more smoothly than the vee type belt.

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Richard Lee

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#2 posted 10-02-2018 09:11 PM

Pictures would help, but do as Ron says and it will save you alot of work.

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