46354Re: updated tool post / chuck / accuracy adjustments
- Apr 3, 2007http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f264/hendrixsolo/Picture045.jpg
Here are a few pics of my lathe. I plan on giving it a thorough
cleaning and a bit of a polish (chrome, anyone?) but first off I
need to update the lathe to make it perform.
I'm sold on the backing plate/chuck combo rather than just a threaded
chuck. It seems like the much more accurate way to run. Still a few
more questions though...
Ebay Item 320099469940
As I understand it, I simply need to mount this plate to the spindle
then face the plate to make it run true for my lathe. After that I
bolt the plate to the chuck and presto.
Since the backplate is made fr a bison chuck, will the chuck have
corresponding bolt holes already drilled in it? The reason I ask is
because I don't have a very accurate drill press or a mill, so I'm
not sure how I would accurately attach the chuck if it doesn't have
Thanks again for all the help, I really appreciate it.
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