I know Dremel makes some. It takes a few minutes, but is worth the effort. At this time, we haven't determined the identity of manufacturer source 239. The drive shaft on the flex is square and fits into square hole on the rotor shaft. Get the truth from people who own a Dremel 225-01 Flex Shaft Attachment, including the fact that it won't. Tighten the metal treads on the cupler that has threads in one end and a square hole on the other in its place. The Dremel stuff is hard to beat for crafts and details.
The lower flexible drive shaft is mounted inside the tube on your trimmer attachment. A large handle with no slip grip and a draw bar allow the motor to be locked in any position — no tools needed. The three legs are also cast iron and the casters are double wheel ball bearing units rated at 300lbs capacity each. Please check your owners manual for part compatibility. When installing this flex shaft you must grease with a good quality grease on both ends and through the whole flex shaft outer casing, also very important to make sure the flex shafts outer part is square with the motor when installing shaft.
The Diamond Dust coated bits from Dremel and others work well on glass. Lower flexible drive shafts, as well as many other parts, can be found on our website. I recommend that you check the model number on your cutting tool again. Our machines routinely last decades. I would then take it apart and rep osition the inner shaft a bit deeper or a bit shallower then the mark I had made.
I love mine and would not be without one. If you are using a dremel tool now and are able to loc in bits to the tool you should have everything you need to hook the flex shaft to the dremel. Prompt payment is greatly appreciated. Simply connect to your power source, attach your abrasive, and start working. It's easier to get a straight cut. In fact, recently I ruined a flex shaft because it fell from my over-tired hand and skipped around like a mad snake so much that it bent the bit and also bent the shaft axle within the flex attachment -- very dangerous. Mine is controlled by a variable speed foot pedal.
Catalogs, manuals and any other literature that is available on this site is made available for a historical record only. Before I do though, I want to make sure that I remembered to slide the retaining clamp over the shaft, then the shaft into the bushing housing assembly. Locks onto output spindle with a socket set screw. I did not find individual serviceable parts for the flex shaft model 183. Local Pickup and Shipping Items will be shipped once payment clears. We know Craftsman is one of the most trusted brands in the Outdoor Power Equipment industry.
A: For over 65 years our name has said it all. I have a keyless chuck on mine right now. I use it so infrequently that I truly had not looked at the owner's manual over these many months of replacing one that became unusable when the core shaft deteriorated as the drill became lodged in my project. As far as I have seen, unless you get crazy with trying to make it work at angles, you should be fine. I think the key was not using the silver collet and getting the inner flex shaft set deep enough into the motor end to engage and also not too deep in the hand held end to bind the inner shaft. Rotating the inserted tip in a 360 degree spin around its central axis. Now remove the anti-rotation screw and separate the bushing housing assembly from the shaft.
Set up whichever Chuck you will use on the other end of the flex cable. This item should fit other models with flex drive like90 and80 but please checkout your application first, prior to your purchase. Now I can install the bushing housing assembly. If you're going to be working at odd angles, just keep in mind how much of an angle the shaft will be at and if it is a real tight space be careful, if you don't have a proper grip on the drill, it will catch on an edge and kick back, it may or may not injure you, just make sure to stay injury free. The best investment is a Flexible Shaft Machine from Flexible Shaft Corporation — the best equipment at any price. If you need help finding a part, call our Customer Service Team at 1-800-269-2609. I held off for quite a while on buying it, as there were reviews mentioning that you had to be careful about bending it.
I have used it for hours on end with no major heating of the hand device. I have not taken it apart since getting it running this smoothly. Try to avoid the spade-type glass cutting bits unless you have a lot of glass to waste, or a drill press with a precision Quill and really stable vise. Please use the links to the left or below to find the tool, accessory, or supplies that fits your needs. However, I can tell you that if I was gonna drill glass, the very first thing I would do would be to buy the proper drill bit.