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Forum topic by Warren13 posted 12-16-2018 03:17 PM 426 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Warren13

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12-16-2018 03:17 PM

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Hello,
I just bought a Reliant DD70 mini lathe. It didn’t come with a manual. It has never been used. 23 years of just sitting. Not surprising, the spur drive is stuck and there doesn’t seem to be a hole in the shaft large enough to insert a knock out tool. Any suggestions?


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#1 posted 12-16-2018 04:18 PM

You need a two wrenches to remove the spur center not sure size or spindle or TPI.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ob0enlleDU

-- Bill

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#2 posted 12-16-2018 05:02 PM

Thanks, Bill. So, it doesn’t pop out from the back, but unscrews from the spindle? Right hand thread or left? Any guesses?

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#3 posted 12-16-2018 07:43 PM

The tightening direction of spindle threads are always opposite of the normal spindle rotation. So loosening the spur center would be in the same direction as normal rotation.

-- Phil Allin - There are mountain climbers and people who talk about climbing mountains. The climbers have "selfies" at the summit!

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#4 posted 12-16-2018 07:54 PM

Thanks, Guys.

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