Not bad for an unusual month. At the beginning of the month I was in the hospital for 2 days which I have recovered from, and midmonth I was on a preplanned trip for a week.
12 headstocks rebuilt in October 2017:
Chedester, IA, 1982 machine
May, MS, 1985 machine
Carpenter, TX, 1984 machine
Bartholomew, FL, 1985 machine
Schattle, TX, 1987 machine
Thomas, OK, 1985 machine
Carlson, FL 1984 machine
Bell, VA 1981 machine #1
Kelbel, MD, 1982 machine
Bell, VA, 1982 machine #2
Buckley, MI, 1990 machine
Haverty, IN, 1978 machine
4 on hand to be rebuilt, 1 incoming.
Here’s a thank you email from a customer who sent me his components for inspection and repair and followed my videos to do the disassembly and reassembly himself:
Jacob, thanks for the links. My Shopsmith is all together, and runs nicely and relatively quietly. Your instructions are clear and makes it relatively easy to disassemble, put back together and adjust. Tips like taking the unit off the rails easily, setting the speed dial, adjusting the belt eccentric, and lubricating properly are appreciated. I will get more use out of my unit now and I am not afraid to take it apart if something else needs repair.
One version of the greenie’s drive sleeve. There were 5. Only 3 variations used on all the poly v systems.