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Forum topic by PASs posted 08-17-2012 07:40 PM 4467 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-17-2012 07:40 PM

Topic tags/keywords: lathe powermatic duplicator lathe duplicator turning question arts and crafts

Got enough saved up to get a Powermatic 3520B with 50” extension.
But I can’t find a duplicator to fit it.
Seems the ones the Woodcraft sells are made for the smaller lathes.

Anyone got a bigger lathe duplicator or leads on where to look?


-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#1 posted 08-17-2012 10:18 PM

That is one heck-of-a hunk-a-hunk-a lathe. Congrats, and good luck findin what yer lookin for.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 08-21-2012 11:42 PM

I’ve spent some time eyeballing the Vega duplicator which is reported to work with the 3520 but haven’t been able to justify the cost. Not cheap but then you’re getting a nice lathe so :P

I’ll probably make a pattern copier first if I eventually get annoyed enough at doing it by hand (I don’t do a huge number of spindles so so far..).

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#3 posted 08-22-2012 12:19 PM

Thanks for the info….I joined Woodturners!
Looks like a nice site for lathe jockeys.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#4 posted 08-22-2012 12:47 PM

Wow, that Vega is pricey. Congrats on a very nice lathe.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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