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by wa2crk
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: ShopSmith 510R
Replies: 7
Views: 519

Re: ShopSmith 510R

Disconnect the V belt from the motor and run the motor again. If you still get the squeal I would assume that the motor bearings may be bad. If there is no squeal then bearings in the quill would be suspect. The R designation may be a result from someone upgrading from a 500 to a 510R. The R designa...
by wa2crk
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Headstock Slow Speed too Fast
Replies: 11
Views: 545

Re: Headstock Slow Speed too Fast

32 link belt is a no no
The rest appear to be OK and close to spec.
Bill V
by wa2crk
Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Headstock Slow Speed too Fast
Replies: 11
Views: 545

Re: Headstock Slow Speed too Fast

Low RPM should be in the 700 range. Your speed is most likely a result of having the wrong belt length.
My suggestion would be to put on the Shopsmith branded V belt and try again.
Bill V
by wa2crk
Sun Jan 31, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Disc sander vs Belt Sander
Replies: 16
Views: 1851

Re: Disc sander vs Belt Sander

Belt sander always has downward force
Disc sander has upward force at the rear
BE CAREFUL ALWAYS
Bill V
by wa2crk
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: How to Use Lathe Eccentric Tail Stock Bushing
Replies: 13
Views: 1009

Re: How to Use Lathe Eccentric Tail Stock Bushing

A suggestion that I would like to offer is to align your tailstock's eccentric bushing to proper alignment with the headstock's spindle. Then LEAVE IT THAT WAY !!!!. If you can buy another tailstock and offset bushing from E Bay you can use the second one for your offsets. I have taken quite a bit o...
by wa2crk
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: new to SS and 10E
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: new to SS and 10E

It appears to be already broken. First photo shows a broken pulley and the third appears to show a crack in the tie bar
Bill V
by wa2crk
Tue Jan 12, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: font size
Replies: 16
Views: 674

Re: font size

thanks guys. got it
Bill
by wa2crk
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Community
Topic: font size
Replies: 16
Views: 674

font size

does anyone know how to increase the font size on this site? somehow the font suddenly got very small and I can't get it back to normal.
Bill V
by wa2crk
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: aspire marketing
Replies: 10
Views: 613

Re: aspire marketing

JS We had virus protection on both computers. My wife clicked on the info and her computer was infected, mine is OK. It was disguised as a Microsoft and had a microsoft logo so she clicked. They actually fixed the problem the first time probably to lull us into a sense of security. The computer now ...
by wa2crk
Sat Jan 09, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: aspire marketing
Replies: 10
Views: 613

aspire marketing

This is a warning to all people on this site. If you ever have a computer problem and get a referral to a site that claims to be a microsoft third party help site DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES CONTACT THE SITE. They are NO microsoft affiliate. I got scammed but not for a lot of money but they did f...