|Philip Slater||25/07/2019 19:59:18|
|19 forum posts|
Hi thinking of getting a Myford 254s what size shank of tool could I expect to get into a quick change toolpost. Also anybody any idea on what budget I should be looking at.
16011 forum posts
Probably depends on which type of QCTP you go for as some will allow larger than others
|duncan webster||25/07/2019 20:56:33|
2199 forum posts
The genuine Dickson QCTP on mine takes 12mm tools
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Mine has a QCTP that I am pretty sure came with the machine, new from Myford. The slot in the standard holders measures 0.555” or thereabouts.
I use tipped tools almost exclusively, and for use on my 254, I have machined a number of them down to fit the QCTP.
|69 forum posts|
I use 10mm and 12mm tools on mine with the original Myford quick change tool post.
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