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66245Re: [atlas_craftsman] lead screw bearing, what caused the break

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  • Scott Henion
    Dec 1, 2010
      On 12/1/2010 12:28 PM, Bruce Morton wrote:
      > i have a Craftsman Atlas 101.07403 lathe and i've somehow broken the feed screw bearing.
      > this part broke at the pot metal...it looks like under quite a lot of side torque.
      > is this part designed to break away under pressure?
      > what should i now check out on my lathe so i dont break the new one?

      Usually running the carriage up against the chuck.

      They are available on ebay.

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      Scott G. Henion
      Craftsman 12x36 lathe:
      http://shdesigns.org/Craftsman12x36
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