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By hammer n nails
#1077913
Hi I have just brought a lathe from another member on here, does anyone have one of the elu DB180 I have no Manuel so if anyone has one a photo copy of it would be great I will pay postage , I would like a chuck to fit this but been told I need an insert can anyone point me in the right directon when I have an insert can then get a chuck I am told the spindle is 18mm x 2.5 this does not mean a lot to me so your help would be appreciated
Thanks ........Roger
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By pollys13
#1077925
Could try Googling then see who else might have it, contact them and ask if would be good enough to scan a copy to PDF and send it to you. Also Google images then will get links to other owners to ask same.
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By nev
#1077954
Googling gets
http://www.peterchild.co.uk/chucks/threads.htm
for Patriot and Supernova chucks
http://www.peterchild.co.uk/chucks/patriot.htm

http://www.teknatool.com/products/Lathe ... r_page.htm
inserts for Nova chucks

Record power also have inserts of that size for the RP SC4 chuck
http://www.recordpower.co.uk/search/q/sc4
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By procell
#1080959
Hi Roger and wlcome to the mad house.

I started with an Elu that I bought second hand. It came with a Craft supplies collect chuck system.
Unfortunately my lathe developed an electrical fault and as spares are no longer available it is now sitting in my shed doing nothing.
You are right when you say it has an 18mm x2.5 spindle thread. I do know that several companies do an adaptor insert for their chucks so all is not lost.

I still have all the chuck system and a few face plates etc plus the old lathe which is good for spares. If you are interested let me know. I am not far away as I live a couple of miles from heathrow.

As usual everything is very heavy so postage is not really an option.
By hammer n nails
#1081004
Have now got a chuck for my lathe and made a few bits very satisfied with the lathe it's old but runs as sweet as a nut looking forward to making a bowl or two managed to find a set of record turning tools on ebay have been used but not much and 3 marples turning tools as well just got to get used to sharpening them
By Jahwoosh
#1273175
procell wrote:Hi Roger and wlcome to the mad house.

I started with an Elu that I bought second hand. It came with a Craft supplies collect chuck system.
Unfortunately my lathe developed an electrical fault and as spares are no longer available it is now sitting in my shed doing nothing.
You are right when you say it has an 18mm x2.5 spindle thread. I do know that several companies do an adaptor insert for their chucks so all is not lost.

I still have all the chuck system and a few face plates etc plus the old lathe which is good for spares. If you are interested let me know. I am not far away as I live a couple of miles from heathrow.

As usual everything is very heavy so postage is not really an option.


Hi Procell, I don't suppose you still have the chuck or faceplate for the Elu DB180 do you? My search so far has produced zilch. If so please contact Jahwoosh on here please. Many thanks.
Last edited by Jahwoosh on 12 Mar 2019, 22:51, edited 1 time in total.
By Jahwoosh
#1273176
Hi Procell, I don't suppose you still have the chuck or faceplate for the Elu DB180 do you? My search so far has produced zilch. If so please contact Jahwoosh on here please. Many thanks.
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By Duncan A
#1273181
Jahwoosh
The Record Power chucks (https://www.recordpower.co.uk/product/s ... Ig6jo3gqbk) have inserts to fit your lathe as do the Sorby Patriots (https://www.robert-sorby.co.uk/lrspc-patriot-chuck).
If you can't find faceplates, both of these chucks can use faceplate rings - a simple solution to your problems.
Record Power chucks are generally cheaper than Sorby, with jaws that are compatible with Sorby and able to take a M33 insert should you ever upgrade.
Duncan
By Jahwoosh
#1273446
Many thanks Duncan will check these out further. Did see Sorby site, but their chucks are so expensive.
By Duncan A
#1273532
Jahwoosh wrote:Many thanks Duncan will check these out further. Did see Sorby site, but their chucks are so expensive.

Record are knocking £10 off the SC4 in their Spring Promotion, now £129 - but you can probably get an even better deal if you go to one of the shows. The Midlands show is on 22/23 March in Newark but of course travel costs will add up - but should be a good day out.
Duncan