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Forum topic by Biggamefish posted 07-22-2014 01:53 PM 456 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Biggamefish

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07-22-2014 01:53 PM

I have a powermatic lathe that takes a morse taper #2. I want to get a collet and stright expanding mandrel to turn with. My problem is I don’t have the manual of the lathe to get the size and tp of the spindal. I was wondering if anybody could steer me into the right direction with the correct collet that i need.

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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 07-22-2014 09:34 PM

I can’t really help….
Except to bump the thread….
That and ask if you have done an online search for the manual.
If you give the model number, someone may be able to help.

Good luck….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Wildwood

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#2 posted 07-22-2014 09:55 PM

PM 90 OP & INSTRUCTION MANUAL& PARTS LIST

http://vintagemachinery.org/pubs/655/4332.pdf

Might check out these turning vendors and Beall Collet Chucks

http://www.bealltool.com/products/turning/colletchuck.php

http://www.packardwoodworks.com

-- Bill

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Biggamefish

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#3 posted 07-23-2014 01:10 AM

Thanks guys after some research and a few phone calls i found that is is an 1 1/2” 8 tpi.

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