Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 08:36:55 -0600

Author: "Zigmund J. Peacock"

Subject: Re: lathe


Megan, McMaster-Carr has belting that is nylon cored and has virtually
no stretch it is on page 937 of the catalog numbered 109, part# begin
with 6355K.... right next to the belting on the page are the lacing kits
With the part# you can look up MacMaster-Carr parts on their webpage.
I hope this helps you. Ziggy

Megan Yasuda wrote:

> Greetings.
> I have a middle aged lathe (built in 1961) whos leather belt has
> broken. It is one of those older models that require you to raise the
> motor when in use and lower when not in use. I have a few questions
> about it.
> Does the belt need to be leather? Does anyone know if this is
> something that I could replace myself (not being a machinist), or do I
> need to get a professional to do it for me?
> My concern is both for liability and for cost. I could do it cheaper
> myself, or I could have a machinist do it for me.
> Thanks.
> Megan

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From Wed Oct 13 11:23:45 2004