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Old 12-16-2008, 04:15 PM
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Default Re: got my lathe ..now need help!

Congrats. You should be able to buy a spur drive that will clamp into the Nova drive. as Far as a drill chuck for it. Look into alternate Manufacturers. Many manufacturers have standardized on the thread pattern that the drive is on. You could probably get a chuck from Jet or a competitor that will fit your machine.

If it is in fact set up currently for metal You may want to look into the RPM levels on it. I believe metal lathes turn a bit slower than most wood lathes. I am not positive but I believe that is the case.

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