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    Default Started building a 2x72 belt grinder

    Came across jeremy Schmidt's belt grinder build on YouTube and loved it so we got ahold of his plans and a tempting to build our own using .500 hot rolled for the receivers and .250 for the brackets and tabs instead of .375 for everything

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    I ran out of space on the first post for pictures we used a Pepsi can for shims in the hinge while welding and a .500 piece of all thread for alignment

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    nice build! ant further progress? I want to build one of these too. once my mill repair is finished I can finish up my sander build. Just time and money!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 58-66cadilac View Post
    nice build! ant further progress? I want to build one of these too. once my mill repair is finished I can finish up my sander build. Just time and money!
    There has been a little progress. We re-cut the motor mount plate out of a single piece , tapped the holes and tacked the belt tracking hinge in place. We also cut small star pieces for the adjustment knob's and received the vfd that will control the 3hp 3ph motor still inbound.

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    I love the handle on the bolt idea! where did you get the plans/book for the build at? I think I see it the back ground of a few pics.


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