[Spridgets] Not LBC, Belt sander tracking tips? Anyone?
grunthaner at gmail.com
Mon May 19 03:48:28 MDT 2014
Wow Frankie great site. Hope all is well, did you get a new job yet.
Regards to the Clarici family.
On Friday, May 16, 2014, Frank Clarici <clarici at verizon.net> wrote:
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> > List,
> > As most of you know I teach Industrial Arts/Engineering Technology in a
> > high school. I have the same Delta 6" Belt and 12" Disc sander since
> > I seem to spend way too much time tracking abrasive belts on replacement
> > and now that Delta is made elsewhere now I get very little support. Is
> > there a magic trick to tracking quickly? I track by hand for what feels
> > like thousands of rotations as I have eaten a belt using power and
> > in the past. The manual states to track by hand then power on and off
> > a pulse for final tracking but it always takes too long.
> > Are there any carpenters on the list? Frank would have solved this in
> > seconds. For new members Frank Clarici was a carpenter and the best
> > Spridget restoration, teacher and mentor we have ever had.
> > The link below is my machine for a quick visual. I will be replacing all
> > 20 plus year old machines one each year as parts are unavailable any
> > on most machines. Although I have yet to find a good replacement for this
> > sander with some kind of automatic or high tech tracking attachment.
> > Thanks Lin
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