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Re: Jet 1442 Question
Response To:
Jet 1442 Question ()

ben d.
I had owned one of those for several years and what wears out about the pulleys is the hole that slides on the spindle shaft and on the motor shaft get wore out because of the lack of lubrication. You should take the pulleys off clean them out and new grease put in them. The motor pulley is the worst for wear and is the easiest to get to and not hard to service the spindle pulley is some harder but not bad to do.

You should look at using some weather stripping to seal up the poor fit of the pulley shield to the lathe head as that is where most of the dust comes from that starts the problem.

Keep them lubed up and they should last a good while with no problem.

ben d.

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