|Distance Between Centers:||16-1/2 in.|
|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.|
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Q:At our high school where I mentor we just experienced out second delta 46-460 failure this last school year. The electronic board failes a/c power in no dc out. Can anyone suggest a repair I've installed replacement controllers on two prior to the last failure.
A:Please contact Delta direct for this matter. You can reach them at 800-368-1487
Q:Is the head spindle 1x8 tpi?
A:The drive spindle is 1 in.-8 RH TPI Thread
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.
A:Here is a link to the manual and parts list.
A:Here is a link to the manual and parts list:
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 .
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?
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.
A:Sorry it is not available.
A:This is rated at 120 volts. It cannot be wired for 220 volts. Currently, we do not ship to Lithuania.
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.
A:We have a number of accessories for this lathe available here on our site.
Q:What length of stock can be turned without the bed extension?
A:Withouth e extension, the distance between centers is 16.5".
A:The larger end of the stock can be turned without the bed extension.
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