1591Re: [mlathemods] Re: live center woes
- May 1, 2006David wrote.....Yes that does mean that a pointy bit of metal on a Morse
taper becomes "live" when fixed in a headstock spindle and "dead" when fixed
in a tailstock barrel, but hey, you can't win 'em all.......
I understood the same when I did my apprenticeship in the '60s. However,
some call a live centre a revolving centre !!!
.........When I came to fit out a workshop, I couldn't get 2MT soft
Perhaps what you need is a 'Blank end arbor'. This is a morse taper with a
1" dia soft end, available from Chronos, with tang (BEA2T) £3.90 or 3/8" BSW
(BEA2S) £4.95. Including VAT and carriage UK mainland. www.chronos.ltd.uk
.No connection just a satisfied customer.
Ellis (59 but don't tell anyone and England )
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