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#170484 by billmayo » Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:27 pm

dusty wrote:Yes, it is posted here somewhere. I have posted measurements as well.

However, this installation is somewhat dependent on the wheels that you use. The wheel assemblies may be different heights from different manufacturers - so proceed slowly - it is difficult to undrill holes..


The original leg holes locations can varies by as much as 1/4" between legs where the holes are drilled in the legs over the many years. Using clamps to hold the caster assembly to get the desired proper height for the caster is the best way. I averaged the different distances to make a template that everyone can use.

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Bill Mayo [url]bill.mayo@verizon.net[/url]
Shopsmith owner since 73. Sell, repair and rebuild Shopsmith, Total Shop & Wood Master headstocks, SPTs, attachments, accessories and parts. US Navy 1955-1975 (FTCS/E-8)

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#170491 by Mike907 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:04 am

skou wrote:Gene, JPG, you 2 owe me a new keyboard!

I just spewed uh, "milk" all over it, through my nose. :D

steve


Steve -

Today is National Martini Day, you shouldn't be drinking "milk".

Mike

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#170496 by skou » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:39 am

Mike907 wrote:Steve -

Today is National Martini Day, you shouldn't be drinking "milk".

Mike


I wasn't.

"Milk" is a euphemism.

I'm actually imbibing "cerveza." (Look it up.)
Oh, today is my day off, so I'm allowed. Also,
since I'm listening to a Jimmy Buffett concert
(Live) the drink of the day should be a
Margartia, from Margaritaville!

(Except tequila gives me the "technicolor
yawns.") Rum is more to my liking.

Sorry for the hijack!

Oh, for everyone (except Fred Sheldon)

http://www.margaritaville.com/radio_listen.html

Fred should already have this!

steve

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#170497 by "Wild Bad Bob" » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:41 am

Today is National Martini Day
Shucks, I just thought it was June Teenth Day!!! Plus out of Martini fixens today and just had iced coffee tonight.

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Measure once, cut as many times as needed to get it right! Bob
56/57 Greenie with jointer, 85 Mark V with band saw, 63 Goldie with jointer, 3 ER 10s, 1951 vintage, Hernia from the Er 10s, Tool Shop SS clone 6" jointer, and 6" belt sander, Delta 10" TS, Buffalo 6" jointer, Craftsman 12" BS, 10" Ryobi planer. Compound Miter, and misc.

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#170498 by "Wild Bad Bob" » Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:47 am

Thanks skuo, for the new streaming, I was listening to my German music from Denver. Try it.
http://www.grtvd.com/

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Measure once, cut as many times as needed to get it right! Bob

56/57 Greenie with jointer, 85 Mark V with band saw, 63 Goldie with jointer, 3 ER 10s, 1951 vintage, Hernia from the Er 10s, Tool Shop SS clone 6" jointer, and 6" belt sander, Delta 10" TS, Buffalo 6" jointer, Craftsman 12" BS, 10" Ryobi planer. Compound Miter, and misc.

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#170586 by claimdude » Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:33 pm

Are the truss head bolts used to attach the casters to the legs 18-8 in size?

Thanks
Jack

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#170587 by dusty » Sat Jun 21, 2014 6:03 pm

claimdude wrote:Are the truss head bolts used to attach the casters to the legs 18-8 in size?

Thanks
Jack


Jack,

I am not certain that I understand your question but I'm going to give it a go.

My caster assemblies are attached to the legs using either 1/4"-20x1" truss heads bolts and the appropriate 1/4"-20 hex nut.

On some of the locations, I may have used 1/4"-20x3/4" bolts. The nylon spacers sorta dictate the length.

With regard to your reference to 18-8: I do not believe that is a size reference but rather a reference to the type of stainless steel used.

http://www.portlandbolt.com/faqs/18-8-304-and-316-stainless-steel/

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Dusty

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Re: Mark V 3" Caster Installation

#240145 by dmfotoman » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:27 pm

Bill,
Your tip was a life saver I was able to do the upgrade all by myself.
Used the SS Castor upgrade with the metal locating tool, this was easier than I thought.
Thanks again for the good Ideas,
Dan

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Re: Mark V 3" Caster Installation

#240146 by ChrisNeilan » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:58 pm

dmfotoman wrote:Bill,
Your tip was a life saver I was able to do the upgrade all by myself.
Used the SS Castor upgrade with the metal locating tool, this was easier than I thought.
Thanks again for the good Ideas,
Dan


Dan, I am sure Bill would have liked your comment. He was one of the best on this forum. Unfortunately he passed away several months ago. Left a good legacy.

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Chris Neilan

Shopsmith Mark 7, Shopsmith Mark V 1982, shortened, Shopsmith 10 ER; Craftsman table saw (1964); Powermatic 3520B lathe

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