Re: [atlas_craftsman] New member
- John Glowacki wrote:
>Welcome Dennis. http://www.atlas-press.com/ is the Clausing web site. TheyNo, nobody really supports AA. There are some people who have made
>support Atlas Craftsman, and I think they also support AA. Someone please
>correct me if I'm wrong.
spare parts (especially
spindles) for the AA. But there's no factory support. Clausing never
had any connection with
AA, except that they both supplied 6" lathes to Sears.
> Clausing has impressed me with parts availabilityYup, if you have the option to wait, eBay is a fantastic source of parts
>for my old Atlas Craftsman. Otherwise. ebay is a good source of lathe
>parts. It might be hard to find a used feed lever. What's wrong with
>yours? What was the matter with your spindle?
for nearly anything, from
a trash can to a MiG-15.
- Bing image search provided a picture of the innards of the switch. I had
it backwards, duh.
On 3/23/14 2:16 PM, Dave Goodrich wrote:
> OK, I have all the parts checked on the lathe and they are flat and in
> good condition. Everything checks out for no cracks, scrapes, dings,
> etc. I suspected as much as it last ran true. But I wanted to do more
> than just slap paint on so I am cleaning off 50 years of old accumulated
> oil which has created a hard lacquer like coating. Mineral spirits and
> green scotchbrite is removing it just fine.
> Problem, I was rewiring the switch the previous owner has installed, a
> furnas KS1, now sold as RS1.
> I love the switch for ease of operation but the overcenter spring and
> follower dropped out as I was preparing to take a picture on
> disassembly. Now I cannot figure out how to get it back together. The
> only parts placement I can see doesn't allow the follower arm to lift
> out of the way of the cam.
> Anyone have such a switch to snap a quick photo for me?