Re: Tail Stock Wear
Sir, with 3 tries to lock something in the tailstock of your 9a, I suggest you evaluate the tang of the appliance you are trying to lock into your tailstock.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
If it has a round end and is the right morse taper, it should not lock. If it has a tang on the right end of the appliance it should lock in position by simply turning it part of a turn to allow the tang to find it's position in the tailstock.
From: benjithestupiddog@... [SOUTHBENDLATHE]
Sent: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 11:46 am
Subject: [SOUTHBENDLATHE] Tail Stock Wear
I'm starting to give up on the hope that there is still a working tail stock in existence for my 9a.
I am currently on no. 3 and they are all unable to lock the quill, I guess its all down to wear and some idiot buying tail stocks without inspecting them first, but is there any easy fix other than reboring or waiting for a decent one to appear?
Any advice welcome and on the upside the painting and cleaning side of things is going quite well.