retiredsoldier919 wrote:Mike, I got my bearings installed and put the drive shaft assembly back into the headstock. Now it runs smooth as silk. I used your thread for most of the process. Thanks again and now I have this thread linked from my desktop.
Glad the thread helped. It's actually a pretty easy process. Everything on these ShopSmiths are quite simple to work on once you work up the courage to dig in. Good luck.
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