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Logan 920 Lathe

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logan920-2
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carriagestop
carriagestop Machined clamp and an inexpensive eBay Micrometer make for an accurate carriage stop.
drawbar-installed
drawbar-installed
drawbar
drawbar A stock piece of threaded draw bar tube from eBay cut to length, and turned and knurled a knob for it.
belt-tension-knob
belt-tension-knob My machine likes a slightly different belt tension for each speed. This knurled knob makes it easy.
gears
gears
scarfed belt
scarfed belt Car engine serpentine belt scarfed on a belt sander and glued with Loctite Plastics Bonding System has held up for over a year just fine. Enough belt material for two belts with this Gatorback number: 4061105
Carriage DRO
Carriage DRO The lathe head end of the scale is held by a clamp and the other end (far bed end) floats.
Carriage DRO
Carriage DRO Read head is screwed to a metal plate which is held to back of carriage with neodymium magnets.
Crossfeed DRO
Crossfeed DRO Angle iron is stuck to rear of carriage with 4 neodymium magnets. Aluminum extension bar, wood spacer, and hose clamp complete a quick installation.