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Offline rolgiati

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A lever-operated belt tensioner for an early Cowells90 lathe
« on: September 26, 2020, 08:50:15 AM »
After forty years of swearing at the Cowells (Perris ?) method of belt tightening, I finally solved the problem.
No longer will I have to loosen a clamp bar, push like one demented on the countershaft bracket, and tighten the clamp bar, the belts now loosen and tighten at the flick of the finger.
Full details in the attached .pdf