Finally all the parts are back together, I just have to finish the wiring, build a table for it and dial in everything square. PHEW!!! A mix of polished aluminum and black enamel. I polished the aluminum end caps for the carriage rack but the c...
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The Coolidge Chronicles #23: Part 7 - 1952 Delta Multiplex 40-B 12"-14" Radial Arm Saw Bearings MRC 202SFF 12
Part 7 is a special edition blog focusing specifically on the carriage bearings. It took some leg work to track down an alternative bearing so hopefully this will save someone else all that trouble. The original 4 carriage bearings were wasted,...
After I recovered from Famous Dave’s BBQ I continued with the assembly, here’s my progress from the evening shift. Before shot of underside carriage track, wow what was growing out of that top right hand bolt a mold colony? A...
Heck yeah its time to put this beast back together. Here’s the crank assembly for raising/lowering the saw on the column. I pressed new roller bearings into that cast iron piece (I can’t believe how often I’m using that cheap ...
In part 4 re-assembly begins. I decided to assemble it on the stand vs my workbench and lifting on the stand afterwards so step 1 assemble the stand. Hmmm…the original stand I guess it has that arts deco thing going for it but that’...