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Forum topic by Edwin posted 07-08-2010 04:26 PM 894 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Edwin

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07-08-2010 04:26 PM

I have one of those central machine lathes & I need to find a chuck for it.
The threads are 5/8 11 threads per inch, does anyone know where I can find of these
thanks

-- Ed Port Republic


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lew

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#1 posted 07-08-2010 04:41 PM

Here are a couple of sites that might help

http://www.workholding.com/FINDLATHECHUCK.HTM

http://www.teknatool.com/index.htm

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 05:13 PM

Ed,

Which model is that? The 5/8-11 thread seems quite odd, and doesn’t map to any Central Machinery lathe I am familiar with.

FWIW, The #34706 (the Jet JWL1236 clone) uses a 1” 8TPI thread insert.

Penn State Industries sells a decent 4 jaw chuck with jumbo jaws for $89.95 + S&H.

I have the same chuck from Woodcraft under their Wood River brand and have been very happy with it…

If indeed that is 5/8 – 11 thread, you are going to have to find a thread adapter to a standard chuck…

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#3 posted 07-08-2010 08:04 PM

Which lathe is that. I have the heavy cast iron one and had no trouble at all getting a chuck.

-- Ray

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 10:47 AM

I have the Nova 3 from teknatool. I have no problems with it at all.

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