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Grizzly parts on Jet Lathe

by khesidenz
posted 08-16-2017 08:13 PM


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REO

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#1 posted 08-17-2017 12:13 AM

Depends on the specific parts. the banjo may be a universal part but the ways may have a different spacing. the bore on the quill may be different. What do you need specifically?

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khesidenz

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#2 posted 08-17-2017 12:55 AM

I need the full tailstock and full tool rest/banjo assembly.

A bit of backstory… I picked up two Jet 1014 lathes (one 1014, one 1014vs) from a gentleman that was retiring from turning. The 1014 was a full machine with all parts. The 1014vs, on the other hand, was/is missing the entire tailstock and tool rest/banjo assemblies.

I have called several local Jet repair centers, scoured the online part suppliers and posted Wanted to Buy (WTB) threads on a few woodworking sites.

Parting out the needed pieces through local repair centers or online part suppliers would be about $250 for Jet parts.

Grizzly parts would be around $125.

Since I need the entire tailstock assembly, including the quill, I’m hoping that the parts are reasonably interchangeable.

Both lathes have been cleaned, rust removed, lubricated, given a new coat of color matched Jet ivory paint, and are running like tops.

I would love to find the needed parts, at a reasonable price, so that I could get the lathe restored and give to my father as a gift.

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#3 posted 08-17-2017 12:58 AM

The Harbor Freight lathe is exactly the same as the Grizzly, but in a different color… so just run down to your local HF and do some measuring.

Cheers,
Brad

-- Brad in FL - In Dog I trust... everything else is questionable

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#4 posted 08-17-2017 01:04 AM

Thanks for the HF recommendation. I will check it out.

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