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My 1997 Delta Unisaw 36-815 Refurbishing #4: New bearings & belts arrived today

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Blog entry by Holbs posted 01-22-2016 02:59 AM 1063 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Finishing Miter Slot clean up and looking at fence system Part 4 of My 1997 Delta Unisaw 36-815 Refurbishing series Part 5: Re-Assembly Complete with New Bearings / Belts »

Removed the 6205 and 6203 from the motor shaft. Laying everything side by side to show what 20 year old bearings and belts (I can only assume these are OEM parts) look like besides new. So I have 3 new Jason Industrial UniMatch belts, a 6205 and 6203 motor shaft, then 2 more 6203’s for the yoke. May start installing tonite or weekend. I purchased them via Amazon due to the “PRIME” member 2 day shipping and Amazon credit card :)

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter



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#1 posted 01-22-2016 12:53 PM

Ideally, you want to buy belts in a matched set, as the lengths can vary quite a bit.

-- Gerry, http://www.thecncwoodworker.com/index.html http://www.jointcam.com

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#2 posted 01-22-2016 02:50 PM

Hmm… maybe I could of done better with the belts. Thought “unimatch” meant they were identical. Gerry… are you saying I could of bought 3 belts as a matched set instead of 3 single belts?

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter

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#3 posted 01-22-2016 04:44 PM

Yes, McMaster Carr #7821T11 is what I use.

-- Gerry, http://www.thecncwoodworker.com/index.html http://www.jointcam.com

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#4 posted 01-22-2016 11:52 PM

I’ll keep that in mind for my next 2 or 3 belt machine, Gerry. My work neighbor commercial woodshop suggested the unimatch’s from Jason Industrial as he swears by them for his machines and history. Granted, he has 3phase beasts….

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter

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