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Lathe Chuck and Tapers

product name price quantity total
1/2" Drill Chuck Item #: 20777
In Stock
 
$35.99

Each
$35.99
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#1 Morse taper Item #: 20785
In Stock
 
$16.99

Each
$16.99
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#2 Morse taper Item #: 20793
In Stock
 
$16.99

Each
$16.99
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1/2" Drill Chuck Item #: 20777
In Stock
 
Price:
$35.99
Each
Quantity:
Total: $35.99

Store Availability
#1 Morse taper Item #: 20785
In Stock
 
Price:
$16.99
Each
Quantity:
Total: $16.99

Store Availability
#2 Morse taper Item #: 20793
In Stock
 
Price:
$16.99
Each
Quantity:
Total: $16.99

Store Availability

Overview

1/2"drill chuck for lathe and two choices of morse tapers.

Use this drill chuck and either the #1 Morse taper or #2 Morse taper listed to assemble as shown. Key is supplied with chuck. Both #20777 and either #20785 or #20793 need to be ordered to complete assembly as shown. This assembly is used on a lathe to hold a mandrel for turning wood pens and pencils.

Note: Chuck shown with a Morse Taper installed

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Great drill chuck, well priced, works...

ERNIE T from Smithton, IL Posted February 4, 2013
Great drill chuck, well priced, works as advertised. The tab at the end of the taper is a hold-out from a metal lathe. The tab is aligned vertically when inserted into the tailstock, it locks into a slot in the tailstock which helps it grip better.

I bought this chuck to work...

HOWARD S from Warner Robins, GA Posted February 17, 2011
I bought this chuck to work with my Excelsior Mini Lathe. Wasn't sure if I needed a #1 or #2 Morse taper and couldn't find the lathe specs. Anyway, I bought the #2 and it seems to work just fine. One comment for consideration: The description of the chuck didn't make clear that it was a taper fit. I expected a 1/2" X 8 TPI threaded unit. Anyhow, I'm happy with the set up.

I bought the Chuck with a...

Mark F from Poway, CA Posted October 27, 2010
I bought the Chuck with a #2 Taper for my Craftsman Mini lathe. Right out of the box I was impressed with the fit and finish. It is working nicely and seems very durable. I question the tab at the end of the taper, I have to remember to extend the Tail Stock a little before installing the chuck but that's not a big deal. Very nice product, highly recommended.

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