I don't either, but I suppose they could have copied enough of the LDS
shaper to have used the same spindle mounting design, but unless it is a
collet precisely for a knockoff of the Delta LD shaper I wouldn't expect
The spindle mounting end is simple enough to machine w/ a metal lathe,
but the balance of attaching a collet isn't totally trivial. If you
pull the spindle you'll see what I'm talking about--if the Grizzly
people will give you a drawing of theirs, you could judge whether it
Personally, I'd recommend the Delta if you really want it. I've seen
them on ebay on occasion.
At the moment there aren't any on ebay. Someone locally has a 3/4" but
that's no help.
Woodworkers Supply has one for the Delta LD, but it is $86; the Grizzly is
only $45. The grizzly drawing looks identical to my 1/2" spindle, but faced
with return freight and a 10% restocking charge... I was kinda hoping
someone else took the chance.
The Woodworkers' Supply version fits beautifully, but I think I already told
Decisions, decisions. Of course I didn't have to decide fifteen years ago
when I bought mine. Difference seems a relatively small per-use charge.
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