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Dan Krager

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#1 posted 12-01-2012 03:22 PM

I think I know what you are talking about and if so, this will do the job with a bushing to reduce ID from 5/8 to 1/2”.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/SHOPSMITH-MARK-V-LATHE-DRIVE-SPUR-CENTER-BRAND-NEW-/350426752081
Make sure the bushing has a hole in it (drill it yourself) for the set screw to grab directly on the shaft.

Good luck.
It would be cool if your motor were variable speed.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com The more functions a device is required to perform, the less effectively it can perform any individual function.


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