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Online mike mott

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A C5 chuck for my Myford
« on: November 24, 2019, 10:22:12 PM »
Christmas came early for me this year. I purchased an accusize c5 chuck and also some collets a spin indexer and a square collet holder it took a bit of fettling to get the chuck mounted. When I purchased the lathe back in 1970 I also got a spare back-plate this was only a 4 inch one and the chuck is 5 inch so with a bit of modification to the spare plate and some 20mm clamp nuts I was able to set it up with.0005" run out at 2 inches from the face of the collet. which is ok for what I am doing on mt almost 50 year old lathe.

Mike

 
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Offline Kim

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Re: A C5 chuck for my Myford
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2019, 05:25:47 AM »
That's great, Mike!  You'll love the collet chuck!  There're great to use.  That's probably my most used chuck in the shop.
Merry Christmas!

Kim