Chuck mounting helper

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Re: Chuck mounting helper

Post by SteveM » Mon May 14, 2018 10:51 am

I've seen homemade versions of this to pick the chuck up:

Just need to get it clamped so that the ring is at the center of gravity.

They even have them for your Kurt vise:


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Re: Chuck mounting helper

Post by NP317 » Mon May 14, 2018 10:46 pm

Chuck mounting helper.
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Re: Chuck mounting helper

Post by Bill Shields » Tue May 15, 2018 11:52 am

not sure willing to put up with that 'helper'....too much overhead required

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