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Forum topic by Dallas posted 11-24-2011 06:39 PM 2751 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dallas

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11-24-2011 06:39 PM

My band saw needs a new pulley and Craftsman in their infinite wisdom doesn’t make the part any more. Bummer.

The saw is a 1 1/8 HP, 12” 2 speed saw with a tilting arm.
The previous owner let the pulley get loose and it is pretty well wallowed out beyond my skills to fix. I could probably take it to a machinist and have it bored and a bushing installed and a keyway cut, but machine shops in my little piece of heaven are pretty non-existent.

The pulley is the one that goes on the wheel and is a poly rib style. The part number is (or was), 806407. This pulley was used on a number of different models, all of which are now obsolete.

I would also consider changing over to a regular V-belt setup if I can find the correct sized pulleys with a 5/8” shaft and keyway.

If anyone has an old Craftsman laying around in the junk pile, I’d be really appreciative if you could sell me the pulley I need.

Thanks!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!


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Bill White

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#1 posted 11-24-2011 06:44 PM

You should be able to find an after-market replacement set of pulleys/belt. A bearing and belt supplier could help.
Bill

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#2 posted 11-24-2011 06:45 PM

Did you try anyplace like grainger.com? Also posting a picture of it may help. They may have used the same pulley on other machines as well or something close enough.

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Dallas

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#3 posted 11-26-2011 01:24 AM

Thanks guys.

The problem is that the way Emerson set this thing up, there is no room for most after market pulleys because the grooves stick out past the shaft on the driven side and the drive side is so tight it’s almost an exercise in futility to get the present poly-rib belt on without removing the whole motor. The belt itself looks like a different version of the belt that goes on most planers if that helps.

I’ll try to get pictures of the set up in the next day or so. I’ve been busy making Christmas presents, working on RV’s and doing my normal work.

Grainger doesn’t have anything that even comes close to fitting. (drive pulley 3/4”, driven pulley 3.5”) I have looked and looked for something that might work.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Dallas

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 07:57 PM

I finally found a used pulley for the saw. A fellow on eBay had it and I got it on a buy it now just after he posted it.
Here is what it looks like.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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