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February 22, 2019, 01:10:08 pm
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« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2011, 06:37:10 pm »

The motor is mounted between the 2 disc on the right. It drops down to tension the belt for the 2 on the right.
Then there is a second pulley on the motor. It drives the disc on the far left. It is tensioned in a horiz. motion. All three driven off one motor. Which is plenty of power believe me. Kinda like holding back a half a horse with your thumb.  lol
 Everything is 1to1. Don't need step down pulleys as it has plenty of power and  is variable speed.
I wish you could give it a whirl to rocknroll. I bet you wouldn't go back... Lord willin I'll be showing it in Calif. some day soon.   Later   Jim
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« Reply #16 on: March 21, 2011, 09:09:53 pm »

bearings must have cost quite a bit.
6 total ???? or did you say one was direct ?
i'd also like to see the rear. i know how i'd set it up..
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« Reply #17 on: March 21, 2011, 09:10:52 pm »

forgot to ask.. what size shafts ??
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« Reply #18 on: March 21, 2011, 09:21:34 pm »


tks Tony....I like my slat lap.....although I haven't turned out anything yet....pretty new to this lapidary stuff.....I can cab like crazy though.

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« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2011, 03:02:15 pm »

Have you put it on the market yet ? Been waiting sence you showed at the MAGMA trip. PM me and lets talk! I possibly would like to be a dealor also.

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« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2015, 01:52:13 pm »

I think its awesome. Did you buy the plans to build it, or design it yourself? Are the plans available? Where did you buy the parts?
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« Reply #21 on: July 06, 2015, 02:20:26 pm »

I'd love to know where you purchased the plans and the parts.
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