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Delta 46-460 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe
Model#: DWWN46-460
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Delta 46-460 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

Model#: DWWN46-460
Retail:
$829.99
Our Price:
$769.99
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$599.99
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Details

Features:
  • Powerful 1 HP (maximum), 1,725 RPM motor
  • Large 12-1/2 in. swing capacity provides the largest capacity in its class
  • Best-in-class speed range from 250 to 4,000 RPM, giving the slowest low-end speed in its class for large turning and fast high-end speed for small turnings
  • Forward and reversing function allows the turner to achieve a superior finish
  • Patented automatic belt tensioning system for easy and quick speed changes; also sets the belt at the correct tension every time for maximum power transfer and longer tool life
  • Indexing pin to lock the head stock spindle in 24 different locations for fluting and other decorative applications
  • Over headstock on/off switch provides easy in-use access
  • All cast-iron construction provides stability and is extremely durable
  • With a maximum distance between centers of 42 in, the midi lathe turns objects as long as a chair leg or as short as a thimble
  • Ball-bearing live center for smooth turnings
  • Heavy-duty, steel knockout bar
  • Extension bed (46-463) is a 25-1/2 in. long cast-iron bed that increases the overall bed length of the midi lathe to 42 in.
  • Electronic variable-speed with three pulley speed ranges provide the required speeds needed to turn a project without changing belt position
  • 6-groove belt provides superior power to turn large objects
  • Large up-front belt access allows the user to easily change speeds
  • On-board storage for easy access to adjustment tools
  • 6 in. and 10 in. tool rests provides tool support in a variety of turning applications
Includes:
  • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe - 46-460
  • 6 in. Tool Rest
  • 10 in. Tool Rest
  • Tool Rest Base
  • 3 in. Chrome Face Plate
  • Spur Center
  • Live Center
  • Knockout Bar
  • Wrenches

Specifications

Length: 36 in.
Width: 11 in.
Height: 17.75 in.
Weight: 97 lbs.
AC Voltage: 120V
Distance Between Centers: 16-1/2 in.
Horsepower: 0.75
Motor Phase: 1
PreWired Voltage: 120V
Spindle Speed Range (RPM): 500 - 4,000
Spindle Speed Settings: 5
Spindle Taper (Headstock): MT-2
Spindle Taper (Tailstock): MT-2
Swing Over Bed: 12-1/2 in.
Tailstock Spindle Travel: 2-1/4 in.
Tool Rest Length: 6 in. / 10 in.

Reviews

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Delta12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (21)
  • Good design (19)
  • Good power output (19)
  • Safe (16)
  • Durable (15)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home use (22)
    • Professional use (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (11), Casual do-it-yourselfer (5), Beginner (4), Professional (4)

    Reviewed by 24 customers

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    5.0

    Nice Lathe

    By Bill

    from Rock Hill, SC

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Nice Features
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Use

      Comments about 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe:

      I love this lathe. One feature I like is the location of the electronic control. it is located above the working area so dust/shavings do not get into the control box. I have had another brand lathe that shorted out due to the controls located under the working area which was exposed to the dust. The 12 1/2 clearance is a plus. 12 inch lathes do not handle 12 inch blanks. The Delta does. It is heavy enough to cut vibration with a good solid frame. The only drawback is the headstock faceplate. The holes for mounting are flared and when attempting to center, the movement when installing the screws can knock it off center. I have purchased another faceplate due to this. Bottom line is I recommend this lathe. CPO is the place to go when purchasing your tools.

       
      5.0

      Very nice machine.

      By Big Dave

      from Ronda, NC

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Design
      • Powerful
      • Safe

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Big Jobs
        • Home Use

        Comments about 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe:

        I have turned several projects with the lathe in the past couple of weeks. So far there have been no problems. Runs smooth and quiet.

         
        5.0

        lathe came in perfect conditionso far

        By worker

        from oly wa

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Use
          • Professional Use

          Comments about 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe:

          so far everything is working fine

           
          5.0

          Best bang for the buck

          By My Woodvice

          from Melbourne, Fl

          About Me Beginner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Design
          • Powerful
          • Safe

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Use
            • Professional Use

            Comments about 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe:

            The buying experience is as good as I have ever had. Product came in a very timely manner.
            I selected this after a couple of years of researching and waiting. The design is excellent as is the finish and performance. At present, I'm a very happy camper.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Excellent Service

            By Keen Handcrafted Writing Instruments +

            from League City, TX

            About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attention To Security
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Design
            • Powerful
            • Quick Delivery
            • Safe

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Use
              • Professional Use

              Comments about 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe:

              CPO was just excellent in getting this to me. As far as the product, I had done my research and Delta is simply the best. Now that I have had a chance to use it, I wholeheartedly concur!

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              6 Questions | 10 Answers
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              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                Is the head spindle 1x8 tpi?
                Asked on 1/18/2015 by stibi from Rock Hill, SC

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  The drive spindle is 1 in.-8 RH TPI Thread

                  Answered on 1/19/2015 by Ray from Atlanta
              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                I am having a nose somewhere in the headstock and want to know where I can download a pictures of assembly and parts. I do not have an owners manual.

                Thank you,
                Pat Harris
                Asked on 3/23/2014 by Pat from Lexington, SC

                3 answers

                • A:

                  Hi Patt, here's a link on the manual and parts list of the Delta 12-1/2" Variable-Speed Midi Lathe - http://www.deltamachinery.com/products/lathes/item/46-460 .

                  Answered on 4/18/2014 by Community Answer from None
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Here is a link to the manual and parts list:
                  http://www.deltamachinery.com/products/lathes/item/46-460

                  Answered on 4/1/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Here is a link to the manual and parts list.

                  Answered on 4/1/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                Can this tool be used to make pool cues? I am looking for my husband, & he says he needs a metal lathe. Is this a wood lathe?
                Asked on 8/8/2013 by Mickey from Phoenix, Az

                1 answer

                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  Yes, this is a wood lathe. You would not be able to make pool cues just with the lathe only. You would need a bed extensions to add an additional 25-1/2" or 2 depending on the length of the cue sticks. Also, you would need a stand and and extension for the lathe and each of the bed extensions.

                  Answered on 8/9/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                Hello!
                I am buying DELTA Lathe: Delta Industrial 46-460 12-1/2-Inch Variable-Speed Midi Lathe from "amazon.com". Is it possible to get lathe with 220 V, 50 Hz motor?
                Because such electric current standrd in Lithuania.
                Amazon.com doesn't indicates el. motor data in the description of item.
                110 V, 60 Hz motor ok in America, but mismatch in LT.
                Asked on 4/2/2013 by sigis from Vilnius, Lithuania, LT

                2 answers

                • A:

                  Sorry it is not available.

                  Answered on 4/2/2013 by Community Answer from None
                • Staff Reviewer

                  A:

                  This is rated at 120 volts. It cannot be wired for 220 volts. Currently, we do not ship to Lithuania.

                  Answered on 4/2/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                Who is selling accessories for this product, Delta has only a few, Delrprotercable which they have in the manual is Portercable, Woodcraft no laonger has any Delta wood lathe product, why don't you offer a more complete list for them? Delta has the lathe pick as the best just by a hair and some one needs to support the product or they will drop just as woodturning is picking up.
                Asked on 10/22/2012 by Bill

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  We have a number of accessories for this lathe available here on our site.

                  Answered on 10/24/2012 by Nate from Atlanta
              • 12-1/2 in. Variable-Speed Midi Lathe

                Q:

                What length of stock can be turned without the bed extension?
                Asked on 10/21/2012 by drifter

                2 answers

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  Withouth e extension, the distance between centers is 16.5".

                  Answered on 10/22/2012 by Nate from Atlanta
                • A:

                  The larger end of the stock can be turned without the bed extension.

                  Answered on 10/22/2012 by Community Answer from None
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              Warranty

              Warranty for all Delta Machinery Products - Five Year Limited New Product Warranty (180 days for reconditioned products)

              DELTA will repair or replace, at it’s expense, and it’s option, any new DELTA machine, machine part, or machine accessory which in normal use has proven to be defective in workmanship or material, provided that the customer returns the product prepaid to a DELTA factory service center or authorized service station with proof of purchase of the product within 5 years and provides DELTA with reasonable opportunity to verify the alleged defect by inspection. For all refurbished DELTA product, the warranty period is 180 days. DELTA will not be responsible for any asserted defect which has resulted from normal wear, misuse, abuse or repair or alteration made, or specifically authorized by anyone other than an authorized DELTA service facility or representative. Under no circumstances will DELTA be liable for incidental or consequential damages resulting from defective products. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty is DELTA’s sole warranty and sets forth the customer’s exclusive remedy, with respect to defective products; all other warranties, express or implied, whether of merchantability, fitness for purpose, or otherwise, are expressly disclaimed by DELTA.