LumberJocks

Reply by lew

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Advice on lathe purchase. Delta 46-700

View lew's profile

lew

10166 posts in 2509 days


#1 posted 01-04-2010 11:13 PM

I have the 46-715 and appears to be a very near cousin. I’ve had it a couple of years and it is serving me well. It is a little noisy due to the way the variable speed belt system works. The only problem I have had is the On/Off switch has failed three times. I replaced it once and have used the old switch to repair the new one twice. The -715 version has the power switch located above the head stock. It is equipped with an extra large OFF safety device which apparently exerts uneven pressure on the switch causing it to break internally.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase