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SkinsKaos

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401 days ago

I was gifted a Craftsman Oscillating Spindle Sander today, It’s a 1/2hp Model 113.

Unfortunately it’s missing the 3/4”, 1”, 1.5”, and 3” hard rubber spindles. After looking around I have found that there are no parts available for this particular model.

Does anyone know if there are spindles that will work with this sander? Or if there is some sort of work around?

Thanks!


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Bogeyguy

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#1 posted 401 days ago

If I was you, I would regift it. Just kidding. I would begin by researching who manufactured the unit for Craftsmen and go from there.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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Sandra

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#2 posted 401 days ago

Just wondering out loud if the Ridgid ones would fit. It would be easier to find those. When the ridgid one goes on sale at HD it’s a decent price. May be worth keeping the craftsman parts and buying a Ridgid. Love mine.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Bill White

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#3 posted 401 days ago

Show us the first 3 numbers on the model number plate. If it is 113, it was made by Emerson-same maker of the Ridgid stuff (I think).
Bill

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 401 days ago

Take a look on Ebay

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Fred Hargis

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#5 posted 401 days ago

I think that’s the one I have, and you left off a few digits on the model number. Mine is 113.225906. The spindles will be hard to find, adn I do think the Rigid ones will fit. You can always take them back if not. But I bought some Ryobi drums at HD and they worked on mine.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, we sent 'em to Washington.

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Mark Shymanski

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#6 posted 381 days ago

How are the drums mounted? Lee Valley had drums that would work in a drill press using a standard Jacob’s chuck. I have a set and they’ve been pretty useful.

Edit:

This link may help
http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=20196&cat=1,42500,42501

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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