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Re: [multimachine] starter motor "spindle" for temp lathe

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  • Pat Delany
    I think this is a great idea! One more step in self booting. Pat ... __________________________________________ Yahoo! DSL – Something to write home about.
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 4, 2005
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      I think this is a great idea! One more step in self
      booting.
      Pat

      --- Carl McIver <cmciver@...> wrote:

      > What's to keep you from driving the rotor with a
      > belt and at the same time cutting a groove into the
      > stator next to the belt?
      > When complete, clean up the mess and move the
      > belt over into the groove. Problem solved. Likely
      > you'd need to polish the
      > groove some or coat it with epoxy to keep from
      > wearing the belt away on the rough surface you left
      > behind.
      >
      >
      > | Message: 1
      > | Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2005 00:53:10 -0500
      > | From: Bobby Yates Emory <liberty1@...>
      > | Subject: Re: temp lathe
      > |
      > | Pat,
      > |
      > | I feel you need to concentrate on the old style
      > V-belt. While we are
      > | used to seeing poly-v belts, I doubt they will be
      > readily available in
      > | poor countries. Even if you have to go to a lot of
      > trouble to cut the
      > | groove for the belt. If you can, keep it down to
      > one belt.
      > | Underdeveloped countries will have trouble coming
      > up with matched sets
      > | of belts.
      > |
      > | There will probably not be enough room for any
      > belt unless you remove
      > | the stator (I think that is what the "shoes" and
      > windings inside the
      > | outer housing are called). But I assume you had
      > to do that to cut the
      > | slot.
      > |
      > | If one of us is building one for our own use, the
      > poly-v or a timing
      > | belt would be a better choice.
      > |
      > | Bobby
      >
      >
      >
      >




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