"Digmon" wrote in message
I have a 60s vintage Rockwell 46-460 lathe that needs a new belt. Can
anyone tell me how I am supposed to change the belt on this old thing?
========================================================================You need to remove the spindle to change it. Look around the net for a
I agree with Jeff about using a link belt. I replaced the belt on my
old Delta lathe with a linker and it worked perfectly up to the day I
sold it. I did take the spindle out when I replaced the bearings but
decided to repace the v-belt with a linker in the event I would ever
have to replace a drive belt again.
One caveat though; I never had to make any pulley changes to change
speeds because I had installed a variable speed DC motor so I can't
comment about whether it is easier or not to move to various
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