Nova Comet II 12'' x 16-1/2'' Midi Lathe Zoom

Nova Comet II 12'' x 16-1/2'' Midi Lathe

Item #: 46457
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Overview

The Comet II is at home as the primary or secondary lathe in a multi-functional workshop and is ideal for those who travel a lot for their hobby or who teach/demonstrate frequently. Its electronic variable speed motor offers a wide RPM range from 250 to 4000 RPM - perfect for a variety of projects from pens to bowls. The forward and reverse switch offers additional flexibility and allows you to achieve a superior finish. In addition, Nova's unique Versaturn™ Adaptable Technology, paired with the optional accessory attachments, transforms the lathe into an all-in-one wood turning and woodworking system.


Features:
  • Electronic variable speed motor offers a wide RPM range from 250 to 4000 RPM - perfect for a variety of projects from pens to bowls.
  • Forward and reverse switch offers additional flexibility and allows you to achieve a superior finish.
  • 12" Swing capacity over bed and 16.5" between centers, extendable to 42"/1066mm with accessory Bed Extension (44435, sold separately).
  • 3-Step pulley system offers different speed ranges while providing maximum flexibility. The middle step usually provides enough range for most wood turning applications.However, the additional 2 steps provide more torque for more demanding applications.
  • Versaturn® Adaptable Technology accessories allow you to use your Nova Comet II as a grinding wheel, wire brush, sanding disc, belt sander or wet stone.
  • Quality materials - solid cast iron throughout.
  • Rugged 2MT spindles.
  • Lathe accessories are common between Nova models, so you can still use your accessories if you choose to upgrade your Nova lathe.
  • Precision Machining.
  • Optional Bed Extension (44435, sold separately) lets you make your lathe as long as needed without permanently occupying workshop space.
  • Quick-action cam controls adjust quickly and precisely to your requirements.
  • Important Notes

    • There is an additional $60.00 shipping charge for this item.
    • Ships directly from the manufacturer.
    • Estimated Delivery time: 1-2 weeks.
    • Must be shipped within 48 Contiguous United States
    • Please call customer service before returning product.

    What's included

    (1) Nova Comet II 12" x 16-1/2" Midi Lathe
    (1) 3"/80mm faceplate
    (1) 6"/152mm toolrest
    (1) 2MT live center
    (1) 2MT spur center
    (1) Hand wheel
    (1) Knock out bar
    (1) Manual and fastenings

    Technical Details

  • Inboard bowl turning capacity: 12"/300mm
  • Distance between centers: 16.5"/419mm
  • Motor: 3/4HP, 120v single phase
  • Variable speed range: 250 - 4000rpm
  • Spindle thread: 1" x 8 TPI RH
  • Tailstock: 2MT hollow, quill travel 1.6"/40.60mm
    • Brand: Nova
    • Manufacturer Part Number: 46300
    • Weight (lbs): 89.0000
    • HP: 3/4 HP
    • Speed Range: 250 - 4000rpm

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