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Forum topic by lucyanne posted 05-18-2012 12:15 AM 7418 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-18-2012 12:15 AM

Hi Fellow Wood Workers, I have a delta DP350 drill press. The pully motor which is #A08514 broke into about 6 pieces! I called Delta and this part is no longer made. I have searched the internet, amazon and e bay and cannot find one. Does anyone know where I could get it? Is there another part which would work in its place? Many thanks, Lucyanne

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#1 posted 05-18-2012 12:33 AM

You can try ace hardware they stock a variety of sizes for lawn mowers. Unless its a step pulley. You can find them on

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#2 posted 05-18-2012 12:34 AM

Lucyanne, bad news. DeltaAmerica, has pretty much completed the job that Pentair and Black and Decker started. Older(and quite a few younger)tools will not be supported. Your drill press has a ‘Reeves Drive’ with sheaves made to a dimension that is not commonly available. The good news is…there are quite a few of these things out there. A bunch of them have broken sheaves on one or the other end of the drive train. You should be able to pick up a broken one for next to nothing. Be forewarned…the replacement is a study in pain unless you own the proper tools.
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#3 posted 05-18-2012 01:42 AM

You may be able to find a pair of 4 step pulleys that
you can use as replacements. It would render the
variable speed feature useless and you would get
four speeds instead of infinitely variable.

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#4 posted 05-18-2012 02:47 AM

Replace all the pulleys and get a 3ph motor and add a VFD. You will infinite variable speed…....LOL

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#5 posted 05-18-2012 03:49 AM

Loren is right. Lots of drill presses come with the 4 or 5 step pulleys. We got by with them for years. Looks like it might be that or buy a new press….or wait until someone has a dead one they want to get rid of. those are the choices.

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#6 posted 05-18-2012 10:30 AM

Hi All Thanks for help. Does anyone have a “dead one”? I have not had any luck so far getting the part. How would I get a 4 step pulley or a reeves drive? Thanks, Lucyanne


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#7 posted 05-18-2012 03:36 PM

When you called for the part, did you call the new Delta company? The reason I ask is that the DeWalt service centers still have the contract for parts and service of Delta machinery. If you haven’t tried yet, you might call your closest DeWalt service center and see if they can help you out. It’s possible they have one somewhere even if they are no longer being manufactured.

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#8 posted 01-12-2014 05:00 PM

This reply may be too late for Lucyanne, but I just ordered two of these pulleys from ( $42.82 each.

Now I need someone to point me to the documentation for how to take apart the Reeves drive, so I can replace the pulley that broke.

Anyone know how to do this?

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