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lordbeezer

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In process of restoring my lot 4 Dalton.on the pulley for locking,unlocking for back gear use it has one pin held in wire spring type wire.seems to work ok.across from pin is a broken boss.did Dalton use two pins instead of one like most other lathes?? Thanks..image.jpegimage.jpeg
 

benmychree

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I'd guess that the large boss was a counter balance for the smaller boss plus the knob/plunger, and they later used the larger boss after having breakage problems with the smaller boss.
 
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