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Re: Wire tension, s'mores

9/10/2002 8:43 PM
Dr. Strangelove
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Re: Wire tension, s'mores
WOlfe wrote:
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"Nice find there. I just called them. The 30-40 runs around $252 with the spool holder attachement."
 
 
Glad I could help.  
 
What do you think of SK's wood lathe conversion into a pickup winder? I'm impressed as hell.  
 
<http://mywebpages.comcast.net/skgs/sk/winder2.htm>  
 
I suspect he shortened the bed on this one:  
 
<http://www.grizzly.com/products/item.cfm?Product_ID=14936&&User_ID=2096554&St=8130&St2=83221429&St3=-78151815&DS_ID=1>  
 
Harbor Freight's $139 wood lathe looked promising but it didn't have enough variable speed range.  
 
<http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=41648>  
 
I believe that both wood lathes have a standard 3/4" by 16 threads/inch shaft. This means you can fit a standard lathe faceplate on it if you don't want to cut & true up your own hardboard faceplate. Sears Craftsman has a 4" diameter faceplate for $20 (search on "lathe faceplate" at sears.com).  
 
-drh  
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WolfeMacleod yea I was looking for the links to ... -- 9/10/2002 9:58 PM