46300 Comet II

FAQ 46300 COMET II THREAD SIZES   Structure related screws/bolts for Nova Comet lathes are M8x16 or M8x20--most anything that threads into the bed o...
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016 at 1:43 PM
The spindle pulley has probably drifted on the shaft, and the index pin is dragging on the large track of the pulley. If it is a repetitive cl...
Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 at 4:31 PM
Aligning the Centres of the Comet 2 Lathe
Fit any 2mt accessories that have a sharp point into headstock spindle and tailstock quil. (such as the Spur and the Live Center that is supplied with y...
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 4:25 PM
Vibration Problems with the Nova Comet Lathe
There are a number of reasons that a lathe could be suffering from excessive vibration.
Tue, 6 Dec, 2016 at 10:41 PM
FAQ How to adjust the belt on 46300 Comet II if there is not enough space
The belt on 46300 Comet II is adjustable however there may not be enough space to remove the belt in order to adjust it. This FAQ is to help with the adjust...
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017 at 3:26 PM
How to replace the belt on NOVA Comet II (Slightly different from the manual)
This FAQ article shows how to replace the belt on the NOVA Comet II.  The replacement procedure is shown in the manual but people may have difficulties ...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 8:17 PM
Re-positioning of headstock pulley on NOVA Comet II
This article shows how to adjust the position of the headstock pulley on the NOVA Comet II.  During use/ maintenance of the lathe the pulleys may get ou...
Mon, 13 Feb, 2017 at 8:28 PM
How to change the spindle on Comet II
This FAQ article shows the procedures to remove and replacing the headstock spindle on the Comet II.  The procedures are similar to replacing the belt.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017 at 10:08 PM
The 47050 stand is not compatible with the lathe when the extension is attached to it. The overall length of the lathe after the bed extension is attach...
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017 at 12:58 PM
How to align the headstock pulleys
This FAQ article is shows how to adjust the 2 pulleys on in the headstock. If the pulleys are not aligned it may cause slippage when using the  lathe, pote...
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 at 6:53 PM