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6 days ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Rod Builders, My name is Richard Lucas and I'm the owner of LUCAS MFG. Co., a Family owned Company since 1930. One of our most popular products that we manufacture is our line of LOWBOY Foot Operated Variable Speed Controls I don't know how to make or wrap a Rod, but I do know how to manufacture the "Best" Variable Speed Control & its not a plastic housing. You may
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19 days ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Fred and thank you for your response on our #9 Lowboy Variable Speed Control Pedal. It was my pleasure to deal with you, I knew you would be happy with your purchase. Please feel free to contact me if you should have any further questions. Regards, Richard Lucas..... Lucadent@verizon.net
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6 weeks ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Philip, and thank you for your inquiry. Our Lowboy Speed Control is also available in 230 volts at the same price with standard US Plugs, plus USPS Priority Mail International shipping of $70.00, total $129.00. Payment would be available thru PayPal. Thank you again Philip, Regards, Richard Lucas ...... PS: the motors are Not available in 230 volts.
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6 weeks ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Rod Builders, My name is Richard Lucas and I'm the owner of LUCAS MFG. Co., a Family owned Company since 1930. One of our most popular products that we manufacture is our line of LOWBOY Foot Operated Variable Speed Controls I don't know how to make or wrap a Rod, but I do know how to manufacture the "Best" Variable Speed Control & its not a plastic housing. You ma
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8 weeks ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Yes Roger, it is good news. As a matter of fact when we were very much into bench style Dental motors, we also made 2 and 3 step pulleys with a 5/16" hole for these motors. When we used these Dayton motors with the 1/4" shaft, we used a bronze bearing bushing with a 1/4" hole dia. and a 5/16" OD dia. to be able to use our pulleys, which all had a 5/16" holes, go figure.
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8 weeks ago
RICHARD LUCAS
NOTICE:..... I just corrected the Shaft Diameter on the Motor...... I had it listed as 3/16" dia. .......the actual corrected size is 1/4" dia.
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8 weeks ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Chris, I'm not sure if these motors that I have available would be ideal for a Power Wrapper, I'm not that knowledgeable about Power Wrappers, but I do have them and they are all brand new and considering the price of $62.00ea. and when combined with our #9-3 LowBoy Speed Control at $59.00 is a fantastic combination at $121.00 with FREE Shipping. Email me at Lucade
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Yes Roger, you are correct, to install a double pole double throw switch, that was the way we used to wire them for our machines that we made and our #9 Lowboy was the controlling agent and that was why I added it to this Forum, because they do go together, like a perfect marriage. At $121.00 with FREE shipping, you can't get a better deal than that...
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Roger, and thank you very much for your posted message on Rod Builders today. In addition to our #9 Lowboy Pedal, we also have a motor available that might be used to build a Rod Wrapper machine. DAYTON MOTORS 1/8 hp ac-dc reversible 115 volts Made In USA I believe the Speed is around 10,000-12,000 RPM I believe it is 2.0 amps All Brand New, Never Used WIRI
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Rod Builders We recently became new Sponsors on www.rodbuilding.org. We found this site through a rod builder who uses our foot pedal and thinks it is a perfect addition for anyone who uses a Wrapper Machine. You may have the best made Rod Wrapper available, but that alone is not enough. You should also have the best Motor Speed Control Pedal to operate your wrapper motor, and I'm sp
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello to all you Ultralight Rod folks... What can you tell me about my 66" Ultralight Rod & Reel, is there anything that I should know about my outfit?? I was born and raised on fresh water fishing from the time I was around 5-6 years old, put me on a lake and I will find you fish. My Dad let me use some of the fishing rods that he had at the time and they worked well for a 6 yea
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello, I would like to put my two cents into this topic... I find it quite interesting. "If casting performance is important, how small is too small for a Spinning Reel? I was born and raised on fresh water fishing from the time I was around 5-6 years old, put me on a lake and I will find you fish. My Dad let me use some of the fishing rods that he had at the time and they
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Michael, Mark & Tom, I am new and excited to be part of RodBuilding.org since I recently became a Sponsor Member. I have no knowledge about Rod Wrapping Machines, other than what I have been reading lately on this website, but I do have knowledge about Speed Controls that one would use to control the speed of these machines. My Company manufactures a Variable Speed Control Foot Peda
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
And now Roger Wilson, a little HISTORY on our Lowboy Pedals: Originally the Lowboy Housing was designed to control Water & Air Flow, in the Dental Industry for High-Speed 300,000 rpm Dental Handpieces, but as time went on, that item was discontinued. About a year later after some modifications to the housing, the #9 Lowboy was born and became our Motor Speed Control for the motors that w
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Oh Wow! Roger Wilson, its great hearing from you after all this time, obviously your #9 Lowboy is still working, lol And as you can see the price went up a bit after 8 years from the $36.00 at that time, but at $59.00 its still the "Best" deal on a Foot Operated Speed Control that's Made in the USA. We even designed our #9XR pedal with special electronics to be used on the For
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
The correct link is lets see if this works... !!!
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
I just found and realized that I was listed on this website back in 2013 because of an Artist & Metalsmith by the name of Kathleen Krucoff, read her story. Which proves that the Internet is a unique place to find anything. Re: home made power wrapper Posted by: roger wilson (---.hsd1.mn.comcast.net) Date: January 01, 2013 03:09PM A comment about the Lucas speed control low profile pe
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Spencer Phipps, would you be interested in testing out a Lowboy?
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello and thank you Tom for all your help with our Forum listing. RodBuilding.org is definitely a great site for listing our little speed control pedal. I am confident that anyone of your members that may consider to move forward and to try one of our pedals on their Rod Wrapper, will notice the improved difference from the pedal that they have been using. Let me take this moment to wish you a
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Yes, that is correct. Regards, Richard Lucas
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Yes, that is correct, 6 amp which is more than enough to handle your motors. Regards, Richard Lucas
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2 months ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Hello Rod Builders We just recently became new Sponsors on www.rodbuilding.org. We found this site through a rod builder who uses our foot pedal and thinks it is a perfect addition for anyone who uses a Wrapper Machine. You may have the best made Rod Wrapper available, but that is not enough. You should also have the best Motor Speed Control Pedal to operate your wrapper, and I'm speakin
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8 years ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Good morning Frank, I just read your blog and I may have the item that you are looking for. My Company LUCAS DENTAL CO. manufactures a motor speed control Model #9 Lowboy Rheostat which is used all over the country for different applications. You can see the item listed on @#$%& at this time, item #140967111302. This item if you were to puchase it directly from my Company, would cost you a tot
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8 years ago
RICHARD LUCAS
Good morning Frank, I just read your blog and I may have the item that you are looking for. My Company LUCAS DENTAL CO. manufactures a motor speed control Model #9 Lowboy Rheostat which is used all over the country for different applications. You can see the item listed on @#$%& at this time, item #140967111302. This item if you were to puchase it directly from my Company, would cost you a tot
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