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31 Aug, 2009

X2 Mill Belt Drive Conversion

Posted by: Raynerd In: X2 Belt Drive Conversion

The plans I`m following are here: http://www.raynerd.co.uk/wp-content/upLoads/beltdrive11.pdf Basically, this mod replaces the plastic gears with a belt drive on the X2 milling machine. It is well worth doing! Sorry, didn`t take many pictures of this one in progress, just a couple of vids. Large Pully: Finished:


  • Steve Richardson: Pretty cool stuff! I work with some real talented machinists and they are gonna dig your website!
  • Mike: Hi.where did you purchase the plate from. Been looking for a good stockist. I love your idea and would like to make one for my boxford. Also, sorry
  • Don bath: Thanks for the reply,currently I am making the escape wheel arbour and back cock plate ready for the next phase of testing .Your comments regarding th

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