46300 Comet II

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...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 4:01 PM
How to remove chuck when index pin is broken/ not working
This FAQ article is about how to lock the spindle in place in order to remove the chuck from the spindle.  The index wheel or pin may get damaged uninte...
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 2:39 PM
Versaturn grinding wheel wobbling
This article is to show the procedures to check and solve the wobbling grinding stone on the Versaturn accessory.  You should prepare a vacuum clean...
Thu, 24 Jan, 2019 at 11:59 AM
Can the Comet II voltage be converted?
Unfortunately,  the Comet II cannot be modified from 110v to 220v; however, you could check with your local electrician to see if the receptacle can be 110v...
Mon, 12 Nov, 2018 at 10:02 AM
Can the Comet II be converted from 110v to 220v?
The Comet II was not produced to be converted to 220v. There are converters that change the receptacles to 110v, that would work. We do not advise plugging ...
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 at 10:35 AM
COMET II Vibration
Unplug the lathe from outlet Loosen the two levers (motor mount handle and motor lock handle)         3. Tighten the motor screw on backside of the...
Tue, 12 Feb, 2019 at 7:53 AM
COMET II Speed lagging
If your COMET II speed is lagging, try giving an 8th of a turn on each brush on both sides of the motor's end cap.  This increases the pressure (energy...
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019 at 12:45 PM
Nova comet 2 won’t turn
Check the plug outlet. Open the control box, check if anything is burned out and if there's a burning scent. Do you have the original Comet II with on...
Mon, 20 Jan, 2020 at 2:12 PM