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by PhilSC
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Jointer bearing stuck inside block
Replies: 3
Views: 3925

Re: Jointer bearing stuck inside block

Thanks for the ideas, guys! Love the Video of the grease method. I sat down with some Bud Light thinking juice and “scienced the f out of this.” The problem was disassembling three parts- the shaft(steel), the bearing(also steel) and the pillow block (aluminum.) If I could get the pillow block off, ...
by PhilSC
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Jointer bearing stuck inside block
Replies: 3
Views: 3925

Jointer bearing stuck inside block

Hi, guys! I'm restoring a rusty old magna jointer, and I've been able to get everything apart for cleaning, except for one of the bearings that I'm going to replace. The bearing on the short end of the shaft is stuck inside the aluminum pillow block. There is no hole in the back of the block. I just...
by PhilSC
Thu May 23, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Suggestions, please!
Replies: 9
Views: 21140

Suggestions, please!

Hi, everybody!Long story, but I am the proud owner of THREE Mark V Shopsmiths and a clutch of spt's. I am finishing up the rehab on the third, and I'm going to rehab the three headstocks this summer. I'd like advice on how I could set up the machines to reduce changeovers. My workshop is one car wid...
by PhilSC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Caster Upgrade
Replies: 21
Views: 39916

Re: Caster Upgrade

https://www.grainger.com/product/GRAINGER-APPROVED-2-Light-Medium-Duty-Swivel-3A787 This is a link to the Grainger casters I installed on my first "project" MkV. I had to compress the brass fittings near the top of the shaft with channellocks to make them fit inside the sleeves, but that w...
by PhilSC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Using a Shop Smith Mark V on a Chris Craft Roamer refit
Replies: 694
Views: 1294049

Re: Using a Shop Smith Mark V on a Chris Craft Roamer refit

I just finished reading this entire thread. Astounding persistence and craftsmanship! Bless this boat and all who sail in her!
by PhilSC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Aligning jigsaw to headstock power hub?
Replies: 4
Views: 9792

Re: Aligning jigsaw to headstock power hub?

Thanks,Ed! I figured SS had some procedure to solve this problem, and it looks like this will do the trick! I’ll give it a try next week and report back.
by PhilSC
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Caster Upgrade
Replies: 21
Views: 39916

Re: Caster Upgrade

I got a set of casters with ball bearings from Grainger. Rated for 75 pounds each, and I didn’t have to drill any new mounting holes in the legs, and the shafts fit perfectly in the sleeves. I’ll post the part numbers later, if you like.
by PhilSC
Tue Mar 12, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Aligning jigsaw to headstock power hub?
Replies: 4
Views: 9792

Aligning jigsaw to headstock power hub?

Got my old Magna jigsaw cleaned up, oils and running with a minor issue. I got the power hub on the jigsaw lined up vertically with the headstock power hub by adjusting the jigsaw mounting leg height, but the two hubs are about 1/4” out of alignment horizontally. How can I adjust this? I can use the...
by PhilSC
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: The wisdom of the masses
Replies: 61
Views: 72015

Re: The wisdom of the masses

I using Rustoleum Self Etching Priner to start, and then I’m going to have a paint store match the Shopsmith gray and finish with that. I wound up with three like this: I bought the first one and needed some bits and pieces for it, and then I followed up on a CL ad that I thought was for a jointer, ...
by PhilSC
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Manual pages B 15
Replies: 6
Views: 11174

Re: Manual pages B 15

Thanks, Dusty! That’s it. Any idea where I can find the rest?