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david lockwood06/10/2009 23:27:14
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Hello chaps unfortunately I had a dig in whilst parting on my Myford ML7 and now when I try to take a cut deeper than 25 thou ish the pulley spins round but the gear it drives stays still. I can not see a way to fasten them back together without damaging the gear. Is there a way this can be fixed? Any help will be greatly appreciated
 
With thanks in advance (optimistically) David
mgj07/10/2009 18:20:15
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Ring Myfords and explain the problem.
 
They can give you an answer on the spot, and will have parts on the way inside a day. (take credit cards too!)
 
0115 9254 222 will get you reception.
 
Might be worth slackening the belt a little? And grooving the top face of the parting tool.?  Must have been quite an impressive jam up?

Edited By meyrick griffith-jones on 07/10/2009 18:26:26

JasonB07/10/2009 18:34:45
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From the Lathes.co.uk site, may be of help
 
"Unfortunately the assembly does contain a weak point: the 3-step aluminium pulley is only pressed onto the sleeve - and it is not unknown for it to become loose and rotate. However, if the assembly is stripped, cleaned and the pulley secured onto the sleeve with a slight smear of low-strength Loctite all will be well.
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Jason
david lockwood10/10/2009 23:41:28
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Thanks very much. Now I just need to disassemble the thing

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