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Old 12-20-2016, 01:22 AM   #17
Ski in NC
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You don't need a tapered shaft. You can buy a pulley with a tapered bushing that fits on a straight shaft. Snug the lock bolts and the tapered bushing grabs the shaft firmly.

Done.

Forget the set screws and locktite etc, those will fail here.
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