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Forum topic by zazz posted 02-06-2014 05:48 PM 864 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-06-2014 05:48 PM

Hello Folks, Looking for someone who might want to sell a 2in spindle for a wood lathe that i am constructing. Or someone who would make it.
Thanks
ZAZZ

-- BOB ANTHONY


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#1 posted 02-07-2014 03:06 AM

The description of what you need leaves a lot to be desired. More specifics, please…...... Jerry (in Tucson)

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 03:10 AM

2”?? Good golly, are you turning the whole tree?

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 02:23 PM

I think that for something as specific as you need that you will have to go to a machine shop and have it made. Brace yourself for sticker shock.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 02:51 PM

Well guys here was a real mistake in figuring out what was needed. it has to be a inch and a half 1 1/2/ not two inches. sorry about that.
And Hairy, your right about the machine shop, the cost will be outrageous . thanks guys

-- BOB ANTHONY

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#5 posted 02-07-2014 04:41 PM

Look for a lathe headstock, people occasionally part them out although the bigger sizes are much less common.

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#6 posted 02-07-2014 05:01 PM

Rick been looking for a head stock that i could use, a little hard right now finding one.

-- BOB ANTHONY

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#7 posted 02-07-2014 06:31 PM

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#8 posted 02-08-2014 12:06 AM

Put an ad on craigslist. Guys have machines shops in their basements and garages just like we have woodshops. They like to pick up a few $ when they can.

-- My reality check bounced...

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