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Sears | Craftsman
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Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery
Machine Type: Other
Machine Size: Size 0 (5/8" shaft)
Submitted By: Brian Kachadurian
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 4949 Craftsman Saw Mandrel
Date of Manufacturer: 1950s
Serial Number: none
Last Updated 7/11/2019 10:45:24 AM

Comments:
>>MACHINE<<
Sears Craftsman ball bearing saw mandrel.
Cast iron housing.
5/8-18 right hand thread end on 5/8" steel shaft with set screw flat on plain end.
Machined steel flanges.
Federal FS1097 double shield bearings.

>>HISTORY<<
Estate Sale find.
Previous owner had saw mandrel bolted to a chunk of oak, using it as an 8" wire wheel rig.
1954 Craftsman/Packard 115.7556 1/2hp 3450rpm motor.
Both 4" and 5" pulleys are die-cast Craftsman with Central Specialty (103) in part number code.

July 2019 Update: Disassembled rig to use the individual parts in other applications.

Photo 1:

Comments: Saw mandrel on motorized rig
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Photo 2:

Comments: Ball bearing equipped
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Photo 3:

Comments: Wire wheel rig
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Photo 4:

Comments: Craftsman/Packard 115.7556 1/2hp 3450rpm motor
Source: iPhone 6S camera-existing light
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IMG Code

Photo 5:

Comments: Craftsman pulleys with Central Specialty 103 code in die casting
Source: iPhone 6S camera-existing light
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IMG Code