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Vega Pro Lathe Duplicator

Pro Lathe Duplicator

YOU CAN TURN: Balusters, Newel Posts, Bed Legs, Table Legs, Chair Components, Porch Posts and Spindles, Baseball Bats, Rosettes, Drum Sticks, Walking Sticks, Lamps, Candle Sticks, Fishing Lures, and many others

Vega Duplicators produce a wide range of turnings quickly, easily and accurately, on your lathe, with minimal turning experience. They are designed and constructed to withstand production turning environments. Thoughtfully designed accessories provide even greater versatility for turning difficult, unusual or custom parts. The Vega Professional Duplicator fits all full sized Lathes and is available with standard travels of 16, 36, 96 and 120 inch. For specific application information and technical support is just a phone call away.

 

Product Description

WHAT WILL THE DUPLICATOR DO?

For all but the most experienced hand turners, the Vega Pro duplicator will give you much faster stock removal, good surface finish on most woods and the ability to produce duplicate spindles that are exactly the same.  The duplicator will give you superb tool control, making turning safer, faster and more accurate.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The duplicator works on the same principle as a key cutter.  You either make a template (which has the profile of the turning cut into it) or mount an original turning that you wish to copy (4 inch diameter maximum for original turnings).  Excess material is quickly removed by locking cutters in-out motion and turning the handwheel of the duplicator to move the cutter along the axis of the lathe bed.  Then the last cuts are made, working from the high points of the turning down into the coves..

CAN I STILL USE CHISELS?

Yes.  The first option is to remove the duplicator by loosening 2 bolts.  The second option is to mount the duplicator on the back side of the lathe and turn the cutter upside down.  This gives you access to the front of the lathe for hand turning.  The third option is available only to those with a reversing lathe.  This option is to mount the duplicator on the front and hand turn from the back side of the lathe with the spindle reversed.  Note that some lathes may be constructed in such a way as to prevent mounting the Vega Duplicator on the rear of the machine.

HOW DEEP A CUT CAN I TAKE?

It can reduce the diameter by up to 3/4 inch per pass.  To obtain this deep a cut, a stout workpiece that will not deflect under load is necessary and a lathe with adequate horsepower (3/4 hp Minimum).

GREAT FEATURES

RIGIDITY - Results in the cutter being held firmly in place to achieve a smooth cut.

DURABILITY - Heavy construction and low friction material result in a very durable tool.  all wear points have mechanical take-ups.

EASE OF OPERATION - All controls are located for fast and convenient access.

ACCESSORIES

Slender Turning Accessory 1.875
A traveling steady rest which solves the problem of spindles whipping. (Because they are structurally weak due to their length to diameter ratio.)     This device bolts to the front of the Duplicator carriage and supports the spindle inside a large bearing with 4 opposing 3/4 inch diameter set screws (Handles up to 1 7/8 inch square stock).

Spiral Attachment
Turn the Spindle using the duplicator cutter and then mount a router on the duplicator.  The Spiral Attachment will rotate the spindle while cutting the flutes or reeds.  Has a built in 24 tooth index plate.

Router Bracket
Lets you mount a round motor router to the tool holder spindle of the duplicator.  Use your lathes indexer to position the turning for fluting.  New design allows vertical or tipped back positioning of the router to accommodate larger diameter turnings.

Diamond Vee Cutter
This is a high performance cutting system utilizing double ended Carbide inserts.  Advantages include superior surface finish on turnings, long cutter life, no sharpening, indexable for fast and accurate tool changes.  Great for most types of wood.

Special Cutters
The Square Shoulder Cutter is a carbide insert cutter for cutting clean 90 degree left or right facing shoulders.  It uses the Diamond Vee style insert to cut furniture knobs and round type shapes.  Both are indexable tools.

Steady Rest
This steady rest bolts to the lathe bed. It has 2 arms with soft rollers and bearings.     The soft material helps prevent the wood from compressing while spinning. This keeps the steady rest running smooth and quiet. This design is very good for small batches of parts or occasional long spindles.

Template Maker
This tool lets you quickly and easily draw profile onto template material form an original turning.  Simply put the master turning in the lathe and follow the profile using the template maker following tool.  A pencil then traces the profile onto the template material.  Cut your template and make your turnings.

 

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Slender Turning Accessory 1.875

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Slender Turning Accessory 1.375

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Spiral Attachment

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Router Bracket

ACCESSORIES
See Duplicator & Accessoriy tab for complete listing

  • Slender Turning Accessory 1.875
    A traveling steady rest which solves the problem of spindles whipping. (Because they are structurally weak due to their length to diameter ratio.)  This device bolts to the front of the Duplicator carriage and supports the spindle inside a large bearing with 4 opposing 3/4 inch diameter set screws (Handles up to 1 7/8 inch square stock).

  • Slender Turning Accessory 1.375
    Functionally similar to the Slender turning 1.875 unit, but will only hold up to 1 3/8 inch square spindle blanks.  This unit is designed mainly for simple tapers which can be cut in one pass.  Typical turning for this unit would be Windsor chair spindles, drum sticks, pool cues, etc.

  • Spiral Attachment
    Turn the Spindle using the duplicator cutter and then mount a router on the duplicator.  The Spiral Attachment will rotate the spindle while cutting the flutes or reeds.  Has a built in 24 tooth index plate.

  • Router Bracket
    Lets you mount a round motor router to the tool holder spindle of the duplicator.  Use your lathes indexer to position the turning for fluting.  New design allows vertical or tipped back positioning of the router to accommodate larger diameter turnings.

  • Diamond Vee Cutter
    This is a high performance cutting system utilizing double ended Carbide inserts.  Advantages include superior surface finish on turnings, long cutter life, no sharpening, indexable for fast and accurate tool changes.  Great for most types of wood.

  • Special Cutters
    The Square Shoulder Cutter is a carbide insert cutter for cutting clean 90 degree left or right facing shoulders.  It uses the Diamond Vee style insert to cut furniture knobs and round type shapes.  Both are indexable tools.

  • Steady Rest
    This steady rest bolts to the lathe bed.  It has 2 arms with soft rollers and bearings.  The soft material helps prevent the wood from compressing while spinning.  This keeps the steady rest running smooth and quiet.  This design is very good for small batches of parts or occasional long spindles.

  • Template Maker
    This tool lets you quickly and easily draw profile onto template material form an original turning.  Simply put the master turning in the lathe and follow the profile using the template maker following tool.  A pencil then traces the profile onto the template material.  Cut your template and make your turnings.

 

Vega Pro Duplicators - Made in the USA
62747 MODEL:  D-16  -  16 inch Professional Full Size Travel Duplicator
62130 MODEL:  D-36  -  36 inch Professional Full Size Travel Duplicator
62131 MODEL:  D-48  -  48 inch Professional Full Size Travel Duplicator
62132 MODEL:  D-96  -  96 inch Professional Full Size Travel Duplicator
62770 Oversize mounts for D-36 or D-48 (add on charge)
REQUIRED FOR ANY LARGER THAN 16 In
62771 Oversize mounts for D-96 or D-120 (add on charge)
REQUIRED FOR ANY LARGER THAN 16 In

 

Accessories for Pro Duplicators
62120 Template Scribing Tool For PRO Series Lathe Duplicators
62580 Variangle Router Bracket For PRO Series Lathe Duplicators
62756 Diamond Vee Cutter Kit For PRO Series Lathe Duplicators games with number 3 cutter
62758 number 3 Insert (standard) (3/32 radius) For PRO Series Lathe Duplicators
62759 number 2 Insert (1/32 radius) For PRO Series Lathe Duplicators
62036 Large Stylus Assembly  For Pro Duplicators
62037 Small Stylus Assembly  For Pro Duplicators
62769 Guide Block Set  For Pro Duplicators

SPIRAL ATTACHMENT NOTE: The Spiral Attachment comes with a Router Bracket and enough chain to spiral 36 Additional chain must be ordered for longer spirals. This item may be available for other spindle configurations call for information.

Any Lathe Greater than a 16 inch swing requires oversized mounts

 

62747
16 PROFESSIONAL FULL SIZE TRAVEL DUPLICATOR
Mfg. item #: 62747
VEGA62747
$39.95 Freight on orders from this manufacturer.1021
$918.75

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62130
36 PROFESSIONAL FULL SIZE TRAVEL DUPLICATOR
Mfg. item #: 62130
VEGA62130
$39.95 Freight on orders from this manufacturer.1021
$1,099.00

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62131
48 PROFESSIONAL FULL SIZE TRAVEL DUPLICATOR
Mfg. item #: 62131
VEGA62131
$39.95 Freight on orders from this manufacturer.1021
$1,222.36

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62132
96 PROFESSIONAL FULL SIZE TRAVEL DUPLICATOR
Mfg. item #: 62132
VEGA62132
FREE motor freight to commercial address or terminal pickup in lower 48 states. Residential or Export Orders call 800-458-3687.6
$1,680.00

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62770
OVERSIZE MOUNTS FOR D-36 OR D-48 (ADD ON CHARGE) ** REQUIRED FOR ANY LARGER THAN 16 IN **
Mfg. item #: 62770
VEGA62770
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$49.50

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62771
OVERSIZE MOUNTS FOR D-96 OR D-120 (ADD ON CHARGE) ** REQUIRED FOR ANY LARGER THAN 16 IN **
Mfg. item #: 62771
VEGA62771
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$75.00

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62120
TEMPLATE SCRIBING TOOL
Mfg. item #: 62120
VEGA62120
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$23.00

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62580
VARIANGLE ROUTER BRACKET
Mfg. item #: 62580
VEGA62580
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$79.00

-2175
62756
DIAMOND VEE CUTTER KIT
Mfg. item #: 62756
VEGA62756
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$149.00

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62758
#3 INSERT (STANDARD) (3/32 RADIUS)
Mfg. item #: 62758
VEGA62758
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$35.00

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62759
#2 INSERT (1/32 RADIUS)
Mfg. item #: 62759
VEGA62759
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$35.00

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62036
LARGE STYLUS ASSEMBLY FOR PRO DUPLICATORS (PARTS)
Mfg. item #: 62036
VEGA62036
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$29.00

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62037
SMALL STYLUS ASSEMBLY FOR PRO DUPLICATORS (PARTS)
Mfg. item #: 62037
VEGA62037
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$29.00

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62769
GUIDE BLOCK SET
Mfg. item #: 62769
VEGA62769
"Ships by UPS, see freight calculator at checkout."2
$69.00

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