Re: 10F Newbie: Vertical to Horizontal Countershaft Conversion, etc.?
- You know, I think that's an even better idea. I don't know why I
didn't think of that. Thanks.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "carvel webb" <carvelw@...> wrote:
> Another option - convert the front two securing screws / bolts of
> and back gear covers to studs , and fabricate a simple Perspex cover
> 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 ,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of pierredekat
> Sent: 03 May 2008 09:12 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [atlas_craftsman] Re: 10F Newbie: Vertical to Horizontal
> Countershaft Conversion, etc.?
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Jon Elson <elson@> wrote:
> > pierredekat wrote:
> > >
> > > But I'm just not real keen on the vertical countershaft. I think
> > > 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.