Re: [mill_drill] Re: collets and drawbar
- Thanks Skip. Fine idea. I'll try the slit nut approach.
>I keep nuts thread rod couplers of various sizes at the lathe for holding
>bolts and rod. Some I have cut a slit in the side length ways so that the
>chuck can compress the nut on the bolt or rod. I works great. If you are
>cutting deep and the rod turns in the nut just add a lock nut. The hole
>through the spindle should be big enough for a full 3/8" draw bar to go
>all the way through. If not I would make it that way. That's the only way
>it will work conveniently.
>Ft. Worth, Texas