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Homemade Lathe Spindle Modification


Lathe Spindle Modification

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ToolsandMods on toolsandmods.com
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Homemade lathe spindle modification constructed from an off-the-shelf replacement to support a larger chuck.
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Oct 12, 2016 12:23 PM
Anonymous
the geare bushongs that came with my lathe were off set .0045" witch is....009"out total. I bushed them then remachined the bush to the right size.we need some concentrick bushings.they are powered metel and formed off center.so...it's a normal production problem not just my machine having 4 or 5 bad keyed gearbushings.
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Anonymous says:
Oct 12, 2016 12:23 PM
the geare bushongs that came with my lathe were off set .0045" witch is....009"out total. I bushed them then remachined the bush to the right size.we need some concentrick bushings.they are powered metel and formed off center.so...it's a normal production problem not just my machine having 4 or 5 bad keyed gearbushings.

Anonymous says:
Oct 12, 2016 12:20 PM
I found that the gear runout is what causes all the gear noise. the gearbushings are not concentrick...fix that and it's extreamly quiet with the steel gears.

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