I broke the gears and then got the belt drive. Before the belt drive I wore ear muffs. By the way with the gears I measured over 90 dB at the mill. With thejsmattis
Loud gear train noise is the only reason I installed a belt drive. My mill was so loud I used ear plugs, now super quiet. Anthony ... On Wed, 5/6/15,amriensr
Is he asking about a lathe or Mill? My X2 (mill) has a metal plate (rectangle) that is on top of the headstock to which the motor casting (round one) isbro_w_v
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