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Going back together, it was blue, so is again.

The pile of parts is getting smaller.

Another weekend and a bit further forwards.

Ratchet and Pawl rebuilt, new bushes.

Table back on

 

Countershaft was okay, new greasers fitted.

 

Switch block made and in place ready

 

Belt guard hinge, so much for magnesium, try brass

 

Guard on new hinge, beginning of catch

 

Motor plate back on, cable clamps in situ.

 

New pulley, motor service under way.

Motor in situ

Vice rebuilt, note gun metal jaw and boss

 

Threads had stripped on left end, built up with weld, turned & threaded

Guard back on.The guard shapes the belt to allow slippage if clutch is in

 

The finished machine