Not out of context at all.Not being very good at mechanics as I can not be of help with removing the pulley the only improvement I would do if it was possible would be to replace the old bearings with sealed ones. Maybe even this comment is totally out of context.
These days, provide a good opportuny to get back to shape, develop some muscles you forgot having and enjoy silent ww.
Let's see. I have approximately 60 bf of hard maple that needs to go from 4/4 to 5/8 and 20 bf of jotoba that needs to go from 5/4 to 3/4. That should keep me busy!!
I am so disappointed now that I simply have no words....Addendum to the story - there will be a new thread coming soon about Lucy II. A 15" 220v 3HP monster that was gifted to me. I'll be doing a little clean up and upgrading and maybe some new paint - no Vaughn, not purple.