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Re: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Collet System for 6" Atlas/ Clausing

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  • William Copley
    Art I clicked on the link and it does not seem to work Bill ... From: Art Herrick To: Sent: Tuesday,
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 4, 2000
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      Art
      I clicked on the link and it does not seem to work
      Bill
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Art Herrick" <artships@...>
      To: <atlas_craftsman@egroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 11:05 PM
      Subject: [atlas_craftsman] Re: Collet System for 6" Atlas/ Clausing


      > Hi ! Group
      >
      > Found a collet set up for my 6" ATLAS/CLAUSING lathe, Model 3950
      > (circa. 1974/1980s)
      >
      > Price is a bargain! Check out BEST WOOD TOOLS:
      >
      > http://www.storeyahoo.com/bestwoodtools/colsysfor2mo.html
      >
      > If your lathe spindle nose has a 1"-8 or 1"-10 thread with #2 MT, and the
      > spindle bore is (mine is .525) I.D., your in business. Total cost
      > $150.97, for draw bar, spindle thread guard, 7 collets (1/8" to 1/2" x
      > 1/16"increments) and a machined aluminum collet storage stand.
      >
      > The owner of BEST WOOD TOOLS is Victor Arrighi: varrigh1@...
      >
      > E-Mail Victor (say I sent you) and give him the total length of your
      spindle
      > and its Bore I.D., thread size on spindle nose, the dia. of hole in Gear
      > Guard Cover and how far it is from the outboard end of the spindle to the
      > Gear Guard Cover face, and the distance from the spindle nose to the
      flanged
      > face that your 3 jaw chuck
      > seats on. Also give him lathe manufacturer (i.e. 6" ATLAS/Craftsman, or
      > other), Model
      > No., and the serial number of your lathe.
      >
      > The aluminum collet storage stand (7 1/4"x1"x1 1/4" high) is nicely
      machined
      > and is really a necessity (no collets banging around in a box or draw and
      > nicking up the MT surface). It brings the collet cost down around, say
      $10
      > or $11 (or less) which is a bargain, when you buy the set.
      >
      > The one draw back is that because the draw bar is solid you can not pass
      > long pieces of rod stock back through the spindle ... that is the price we
      > pay for
      > our small lathes. We do not have to worry about scrap from a production
      > run,
      > so I suppose it does not make any difference. I like the idea of easily
      > chucking small pieces, and not having to work up close to a 3 or 4 jaw
      > chuck. Example: 1/2" dia. stock seat's itself 2 1/8" into the collet.
      >
      > Had a retired tool maker friend check my Collet System out ... well made
      and
      > a bargain!
      >
      > Disclaimer: "I have no monitory interest in BEST WOOD TOOLS". Just
      thought
      > this was something that a lot of people have been looking for.
      >
      > Art Herrick
      > Westmoreland NH
      >
      > artships@...
      >
      >
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    • SNOOZP@AOL.COM
      DIDN T WORK FOR ME EITHER VINCE
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 4, 2000
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        DIDN'T WORK FOR ME EITHER

        VINCE
      • John
        ... Try putting a period between store and yahoo I found site with a search
        Message 3 of 3 , Jul 5, 2000
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          --- In atlas_craftsman@egroups.com, SNOOZP@A... wrote:
          > DIDN'T WORK FOR ME EITHER
          >
          > VINCE
          Try putting a period between store and yahoo I found site with a
          search
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