NOVA 46300 Comet II 12 Inch x 16 1/2-Inch Variable Speed Midi Lathe is the most versatile & innovative smaller sized lathe on the market today. Portable and area conserving, yet delivers the capability and rugged stability of bigger devices. Small, area conserving style means the NOVA Comet II Midi is a terrific choice for a wide range of jobs. It's at house as the primary or secondary lathe in a multi-functional workshop, or terrific for those who take a trip a lot for their hobby or who teach/demonstrate often. Its effective 3/4HP electronic variable speed motor provides a wide speed range from 250-4000rpm. With a super low speed, approximately a super high speed, the NOVA Comet II midi lathe is the best choice for a variety of jobs, from pens to bowls and spindles.The forward and reversing switch provides additional versatility for an exceptional finish. With its 12" swing capability over bed and 16.5" between center capability, expandable to 41" with the optional bed extension accessory, you can turn a wide array of jobs. Improvements to previous models include: enhanced enhanced composite guard, the guard now has a rapid gain access to lock for even faster and simpler gain access to, the on/off switch has been enhanced to make it much faster and more positive to switch on and off and is fitted with a no-vault release for additional safety. The 3 Step Pulley System provides different speed ranges while providing maximum flexibility.The middle action usually supplies enough range for most wood turning applications, however the additional two steps supply more torque when needed for the more requiring jobs. The Comet II has exceptional structural strength, with its solid cast iron construction throughout delivers optimum strength and rigidness while taking in any vibration. The result, a remarkably smooth turning experience with less time invested in the completing process. Lastly, the motor housing has been changed to a robust die cast housing. This updated version of the NOVA Comet II Midi Lathe delivers an extraordinary turning experience.By adding the optional devices you can change your lathe into an overall wood working station. This trademarked world very first method to versatile Midi Lathe style delivers maximum versatility for the lathe owner, enabling the user to consolidate essential wood working and wood turning functions into the single device, conserving area, time and money. Lathe readily available in 1"8TPI thread. Standard equipment: 3/4HP variable speed motor, 3" faceplate, hand wheel, 6" tool rest, 2MT Drive center, 2MT Live Center, knockout bar, manual and attachments. Developed by Teknatool International, innovating considering that 1955. Backed by a full replacement 1-year guarantee on motor and electronics and an additional 2-Year limited guarantee on all parts leaving out motor, electronics, consumables, for an overall of 2-Years limited guarantee. Call our customer support center on 727-954-3433.
Speed range from 250 to 4000rpm - best in the market
12" swing over bed and 16.5" between centers
3 Step Pulley Systemto dial in low, medium and high speed ranges
3/4HP Electronic Variable Speed Motor - Improved