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    Post QUICK CHANGE TOOL POST FOR MYFORD OR SIMILAR SIZE LATHES

    This is a simple to build quick change toolpost that I have designed for my Myford And Maximate standard lathes I have not built this yet but will start soon If people are interested I will make the plans available on this site. I have tried to take the best features from various designs I have seen and intigrated them into this design.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SA MAKER View Post
    This is a simple to build quick change toolpost that I have designed for my Myford And Maximate standard lathes I have not built this yet but will start soon If people are interested I will make the plans available on this site. I have tried to take the best features from various designs I have seen and intigrated them into this design.
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    Looks like a good design and worth pursuing, I can testify to the viability of round locating posts as I made one to a Model Engineer design about forty years ago and have used it ever since.

    http://www.homemadetools.net/forum/d...8290#post68901
    Yours does have the advantage of being two sided.

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    Thanks SA MAKER! We've added your QCTP to our Machining category,
    as well as to your builder page: SA MAKER's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    So I have sent the detail drawings to plans@homemadetools.net so hopefully they will be available soon
    This QCT is super easy to build and I trust it will find many happy ussers in the future



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