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Re: 10F Newbie: Vertical to Horizontal Countershaft Conversion, etc.?

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  • pierredekat
    You know, I think that s an even better idea. I don t know why I didn t think of that. Thanks. ... the front ... that ... comes ... Thanks.
    Message 1 of 5 , May 4, 2008
      You know, I think that's an even better idea. I don't know why I
      didn't think of that. Thanks.

      --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, "carvel webb" <carvelw@...> wrote:
      >
      > Another option - convert the front two securing screws / bolts of
      the front
      > and back gear covers to studs , and fabricate a simple Perspex cover
      that
      > clips onto these "studs" on the headstock , and two of the bolts on the
      > countershaft mounting brackets - might be easier / cheaper if you don't
      > already have the horizontal parts ,
      >
      > Rgds,
      >
      > Carvel
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of pierredekat
      > Sent: 03 May 2008 09:12 PM
      > To: atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [atlas_craftsman] Re: 10F Newbie: Vertical to Horizontal
      > Countershaft Conversion, etc.?
      >
      > --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, Jon Elson <elson@> wrote:
      > >
      > > pierredekat wrote:
      > > >
      > > > But I'm just not real keen on the vertical countershaft. I think
      comes
      > > > from having my Dad put the fear of God in me when it came to motors
      > > > and pulleys and belts he had in his shop when I was a kid, you know.
      > > >
      > > > So I'm wondering how difficult it is to convert from a vertical
      > > > countershaft to a horizontal countershaft. Is it just a matter of
      > > > unbolting the old one and bolting on the new one?
      > > >
      > > Mostly. But, I think the belt covers, etc. have to be all
      > > different for the two designs. So, make sure you get that, too.
      > >
      > > Jon
      > >
      >
      > Cool. That's what I was thinking, but I just wanted to make sure.
      Thanks.
      >
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