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These are the parts not commonly found at your nearby home centers. We’ll see more of them in subsequent posts.
Some of these are available from several sources. I include links in the “Source” column for where I found the ones I’m using. Shop around. For example, that MT socket is listed by several sellers on eBay for $30-50, and I found it at Amazon for less than $10
|Description||Part number||Source (mouse over for links)|
|1/2″ sealed bearing||KIT7478 – R8-2RS||vxb.com|
|5/8″ sealed bearing||KIT7886 – 1623-2RS||vxb.com|
|51102 thust bearing – 15x28x9mm||KIT7853 – 51102||vxb.com|
|#2 Morse Taper Socket||SSH-4 2 Morse Taper – 1″ Hard Solid Socket||Victor Machinery Exchange, via Amazon|
|Drive spur – 5/8″ spindle||Shopsmith Drive Spur||eBay – bandsaw-tire-warehouse|
|Live center – #2MT||Shopsmith Live Center||eBay – bandsaw-tire-warehouse|
|Headstock Adapter – 5/8″ to 1″ 8tpi||PSI L5818 Headstock Spindle Adapter||Amazon|
|Live center – #2MT||PSI LCENTLT2 No. 2MT Heavy Duty Live Center||Amazon|
|Drive belt – 2 strips of 2″ by 72″ leather||4773-00 Latigo strips||Tandy Leather Factory|