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    that motor will have no trouble at...

    that motor will have no trouble at 120HZ...certainly not at the 100HZ I think your VFD will go to.

    glad to see you are still experimenting.
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    ^^^ for the most part agree with the above. at...

    ^^^ for the most part agree with the above.
    at some point it's like putting racing slicks on a smart car, it not gonna help and may even be harmful as belt slippage can save your butt sometimes, so...
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    cutting grooves and using a wider belt won't help...

    cutting grooves and using a wider belt won't help IME.
    the 1" deflection thing doesn't really apply in your case for a couple reasons.
    shorter belt plus the poly v for all intents has no stretch.
    ...
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    mine was performing TOO well, it would have eaten...

    mine was performing TOO well, it would have eaten itself given the chance.
    I had a bigger lathe and was starting to teach my son how to use the 9",, thus the reason for going back to original.

    so...
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    I wish I could access my old videos on...

    I wish I could access my old videos on PB...parting 5.5" diameter steel,cast iron for bachplates, reducing 1" 1018 to NOTHING in a single pass(1/2" DOC)
    Stuff no 9" should ever do.
    On a 9" with 1HP...
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    What gear head did you mean?

    What gear head did you mean?
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    The Taiwanese machine has another 600 or so...

    The Taiwanese machine has another 600 or so lbs...and that mass can cover many sins.

    the saw spins a lightweight blade at a single speed.

    Apples and oranges.

    keep going, continued...
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    now you KNOW what I am going to say...:) ...

    now you KNOW what I am going to say...:)

    isolation,stability, pulleys near as perfect as possible, no crown with poly v...

    it's not the chuck...imagine grabbing a non symmetrical part in a 4j...
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    you're getting there...I still think the mount...

    you're getting there...I still think the mount will prove unsatisfactory, but will be happy to be proven wrong.:)
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    if it works,it works....if it ain't broke...:) ...

    if it works,it works....if it ain't broke...:)

    but once you use a chuck with 2 piece jaws you will never go back, the ability to use soft jaws solves a lot of issues.
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    Uhhgg...yes, that is an issue. Anyhoo...what...

    Uhhgg...yes, that is an issue.


    Anyhoo...what kind of results are you getting?

    And it looks like you could use a new chuck?? hard for me to believe that old 3J chuck could allow you to machine...
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    you could have sold that pulley for 60 bucks....

    you could have sold that pulley for 60 bucks.
    And then bought one for 20, or made it yourself for nothing....don't need a crown with poly v, don't even need the ribs, simply a lip on each side will...
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    life is dangerous...don't sweat it.:) can you...

    life is dangerous...don't sweat it.:)

    can you do a video?
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    there you go....bad ass little motor ain't it?...

    there you go....bad ass little motor ain't it? That price was a steal.

    1000ish rpm on a 9" is all you really need anyway IMO....and a 9" is not for hogging so as long as your mount is solid I...
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    I didn't mean for you to buy it, but was meant as...

    I didn't mean for you to buy it, but was meant as an example of the type of motor that was capable..that said I think if you plan out everything and make the necessary changes it can work for you.
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    What model is your Baldor? as much as I hate...

    What model is your Baldor?


    as much as I hate to say your mount is way too flimsy....and the sandwiching is a bad idea...a very bad idea....make the drive a stand alone unit isolated from the...
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    no follow up?? post up what you have, lets...

    no follow up??

    post up what you have, lets have a think tank.:)
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    Who said to stay away from TENV???? A high...

    Who said to stay away from TENV???? A high quality invrter rated unit is made for extremes, you ain't gonna hurt one running a lathe....TEFC is fine also but you have to be mindful of running one...
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    It *can* be done...but would take a very...

    It *can* be done...but would take a very expensive motor(like 8 pole TENV) IMO....but if you can pull it off more power to you!

    Pics and specifics?
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    Sound like you are wanting to eliminate the...

    Sound like you are wanting to eliminate the countershaft entirely??

    BTDT - it basically sucked...much better plan it to use the existing 3 step cone,and design a new compact drive to give you 6...
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