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Delta 46-715 Lathe Refurbish Project #8: It's done!!! Ready to start turning!!!

01-27-2015 01:46 AM by Sawdustonmyshoulder | 5 comments »

I got it done. The only thing I might do is paint the additional parts on the motor cover battleship gray. The scale was made with a clear self-adhesive shipping label. I got out my tachometer and made a test run and marked the speeds on the lathe. I then took a photo of this pencil scale head-on and laid out on my computer the scale. I made a printout and went to OfficeMax and they copied it on the shipping label for 68 cents. Can’t beat that! I put the switch for the DC power on the side of the control box because I plan on using this lathe as a duplicator. The duplicator will be mounted on the backside of the lathe so I can’t switch the motor from the front or...

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