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34800Re: Removing Chuck: Basic question

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  • Chris Allred
    Oct 1, 2004
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      Thanks for the answers guys! I have read about indexing but have
      never done it before, haven't needed to yet. It didn't dawn on me
      because when I was reading about it the context was use on a milling
      machine.

      Chris

      --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, "rumutt" <roostoy@g...> wrote:
      > There are 60 holes in the large back gear (at least on my 10"), so
      if
      > you want to turn the spindle so many degrees you push in the index
      pin
      > into a hole to start then pull it back out count how many hole it
      take
      > to get how many degrees you want to turn. example: you want to turn
      > the spindle 60 degrees at a time, turn spindle 10 holes (each hole
      is
      > 6 degrees) from your starting point and push the index pin in to
      hold
      > the spindle. Do what ever you are doing to your work piece then pull
      > the pin and rotate spindle ten more holes and push in pin again and
      > repeat. But I agree I wouldn't recommend using the index pin to hold
      > the spindle to wrench the chuck off you can shear the pin or gut the
      > spaces between the holes.
      >
      > On the welly subject back in the Northeast we called it a "Whaling"
      ie
      > "Whale the daylights out of it" or "Whale on it"
      >
      > Bruce
      >
      >
      > --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, "Chris Allred"
      > <draggnrockers90@a...> wrote:
      > > So what exactly do you use the index pin for? I am reading that
      > you
      > > push it into the index holes in the bull gear, but for what? I
      > > thought it was for locking the spindle too. My A/C lathe is my
      > first
      > > lathe so I didn't know what it was for.
      > >
      > > Chris
      > >
      > > --- In atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com, "mertbaker"
      > <MertBaker@p...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > Worse. You may tear thru the thin web separating the holes in
      > the
      > > index.
      > > > This had happened to the 618 I had. Long before it came to me,
      > > tho'.
      > > > Mert
      > > >
      > > > MertBaker@v...
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: "buckshot" <buckshot@o...>
      > > > To: <atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 10:07 PM
      > > > Subject: Re: [atlas_craftsman] Removing Chuck: Basic question
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Darren,
      > > > >
      > > > > THAT IS NOT A LOCKING PIN!
      > > > >
      > > > > That is an index pin for use with the index holes on the bull
      > > gear ONLY!
      > > > >
      > > > > You will shear the tip off the index pin in a heartbeat trying
      > to
      > > take the
      > > > > chuck off using it.
      > > > >
      > > > > Buckshot
      > > > >
      > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > From: "darren" <dps444@s...>
      > > > > To: <atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 11:33 AM
      > > > > Subject: Re: [atlas_craftsman] Removing Chuck: Basic question
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > > my 12" has a locking pin in the gear behind the chuck,
      great
      > > for locking
      > > > > > check so I can thread holes manually.
      > > > > > Thank You
      > > > > > ................................
      > > > > > www.12voltguy.com
      > > > > > SeaBass44/~Darren
      > > > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > > > From: "joegourlay" <jgourlay@m...>
      > > > > > To: <atlas_craftsman@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 8:13 AM
      > > > > > Subject: [atlas_craftsman] Removing Chuck: Basic question
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > > Gents, I know the chuck "screws off". But, HOW, exactly
      do
      > I
      > > do
      > > > > > > this. Mine seems stuck on there pretty good. Is there a
      > pin
      > > > > > > somewhere that has be removed first? What's the right way
      > to
      > > prevent
      > > > > > > the spindle from turning when trying to screw one off?
      Is
      > > there
      > > > > > > a "right place" to jam an oak dowel for this purpose?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I tried screwing mine off last night and quickly got to
      > that
      > > level of
      > > > > > > frustration where I'd better ask before later regretting
      > the
      > > use
      > > > > > > sledge and sawzall....
      > > > > > >
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