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  1. #101
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    Quote Originally Posted by SLK001 View Post
    What do you use to glue the belt together?
    The belt kit comes with two vials of glue: one for the outer rubber and the other for the inner nylon. There are complete instructions with the kit.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mcload View Post

    But before we get carried away with "grip" and hogging out steel and aluminum like
    there's no tomorrow, let's not forget the virtue of a belt vs. a geared drive machine.
    With a belt, you may be lucky enough to salvage a part (or tool) when you try to take
    too big of a cut or the material climbs....the belt SLIPS, and usually off the cone.
    W
    a serpentine belt will still slip if you crash the lathe and you can still control the point at which it slips by playing with the belt tension. I'd rather have a lathe that doesn't slip under normal use and just avoid crashing it

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    A valid point for sure!

    PMc


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