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post #1 of 7 Old 03-18-2010, 08:11 AM Thread Starter
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Can eneyone tell me the sise and tpi, on and old powermatic 45. I am restoring.
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-18-2010, 08:20 AM
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Check out this site. There may even be a copy of the manual there somewhere.

http://www.owwm.com/
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I'm not positive but I think they were 1 1/2x8.
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Thanks, I will try that site,
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If you have trouble finding the size go here
http://www.aawforum.org/vbforum/index.php
someone on this site will know I'm pretty sure.
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Powermatic 45 spindle thread is 1"x8 rh and 1"x8 lh outboard side. Headstock and tail stock Morse #2 tapers. The Old Woodworking Machines website has manuals you can download.
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Thanks, that is what I needed to know. I have the old best about redy to go to work.
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