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Forum topic by Dallas posted 11-24-2011 06:39 PM 9339 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dallas

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11-24-2011 06:39 PM

My band saw needs a new pulley and Craftsman in their infinite wisdom doesn’t make the part any more. Bummer.

The saw is a 1 1/8 HP, 12” 2 speed saw with a tilting arm.
The previous owner let the pulley get loose and it is pretty well wallowed out beyond my skills to fix. I could probably take it to a machinist and have it bored and a bushing installed and a keyway cut, but machine shops in my little piece of heaven are pretty non-existent.

The pulley is the one that goes on the wheel and is a poly rib style. The part number is (or was), 806407. This pulley was used on a number of different models, all of which are now obsolete.

I would also consider changing over to a regular V-belt setup if I can find the correct sized pulleys with a 5/8” shaft and keyway.

If anyone has an old Craftsman laying around in the junk pile, I’d be really appreciative if you could sell me the pulley I need.

Thanks!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!


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Bill White

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#1 posted 11-24-2011 06:44 PM

You should be able to find an after-market replacement set of pulleys/belt. A bearing and belt supplier could help.
Bill

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Don W

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#2 posted 11-24-2011 06:45 PM

Did you try anyplace like grainger.com? Also posting a picture of it may help. They may have used the same pulley on other machines as well or something close enough.

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Dallas

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#3 posted 11-26-2011 01:24 AM

Thanks guys.

The problem is that the way Emerson set this thing up, there is no room for most after market pulleys because the grooves stick out past the shaft on the driven side and the drive side is so tight it’s almost an exercise in futility to get the present poly-rib belt on without removing the whole motor. The belt itself looks like a different version of the belt that goes on most planers if that helps.

I’ll try to get pictures of the set up in the next day or so. I’ve been busy making Christmas presents, working on RV’s and doing my normal work.

Grainger doesn’t have anything that even comes close to fitting. (drive pulley 3/4”, driven pulley 3.5”) I have looked and looked for something that might work.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Dallas

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 07:57 PM

I finally found a used pulley for the saw. A fellow on eBay had it and I got it on a buy it now just after he posted it.
Here is what it looks like.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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ineedabrew

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#5 posted 05-12-2020 02:22 PM

Hello Dallas,

Is there any way I could get some dimensions for that pulley. I know it is 5/8” bore. I need diameter of pulleys and whatever else you think looks proprietary. Thanks so much. I bought a saw cheap with this pulley missing thinking it would be an easy replacement. Nowhere to be found!! Crazy.

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moke

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#6 posted 05-12-2020 03:29 PM

I know I’m late to this party, but in the future do some research on who actually made the machine. Depending on how old it is, Craftsman rarely made anything with a cord, and then try to find that part, it should be easier…..Newer Craftsman were Rikons.

-- Mike

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ineedabrew

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#7 posted 05-12-2020 05:10 PM

I thought about that and took off the drive pulley on the motor which is ribbed as well. There are no stamps, numbers, or anything indicating manufacturer. I believe this model was made by Emerson Electric.

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shampeon

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#8 posted 05-12-2020 05:36 PM

Dallas passed away a few years back.

As far as getting pulleys, I’d probably just calculate the size based on the cfm of the machine and the pulley on the motor.
http://vintagemachinery.org/math/sfpm.aspx

If you’re having trouble finding pulleys with the poly rib style belt, converting to regular v belt pulleys is always an option.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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ineedabrew

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#9 posted 05-12-2020 06:13 PM

Awesome. I was thinking about just changing to a vbelt. Of course they are not inline. I’m gonna have to handle the offset somehow.

Thanks

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ineedabrew

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#10 posted 05-12-2020 06:14 PM

I’m sorry to hear about Dallas. Never met him but, still sad to hear. My regards.

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