I acquired a Craftsman 6" 101.21400 (Atlas 618). It was in pieces. I can't for
the life of me figure out how the countershaft mounts behind the lathe and I
even have a setup manual with a drawing in it. But the drawing isn't very
descriptive. The problem is that when I set it up like the drawing says, the top of the belt rubs on the frame of the countershaft stand when the belt is on the largest pulley on the countershaft and the smallest on the lathe spindle. So, Ithought if I raised the stand up by putting a block of wood under it, it wouldfix the problem. But when I get it so that it just clears the frame, then the belt rubs on the bottom of the lathe backgear shaft. What's the deal? This is very frustrating.