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I guess it all boils down to what type of equipment you have available to you.?...in my case, I have always used a horizontal boring mill. ...a large machine, but it makes mince meat out of boring cylinders
Mine is exactly the same on my south bend lathe. Only one chuck key drive, and the jaws screwinto the scroll plate. I think my.jaws are sprung enough, from clamping near the ends of the jaws so much over the years. I would need tohave pin hole in the jaws like this to be able to clamp on a chucking ...
if your concerned about keys coming loose in the axles....after there fitted to the axles, drill thru the key into the axle and press in a small pin to keep them in place before pushing them into the wheels
You are always better off to have wheels keyed to the axles at 90 degrees. ..over time, without keys, any slip in the press fit between wheel and axle will result in a lame engine
My 3 jaw chuck on my south bend lathe does not run concentric very well. This is a non adjustable three jaw that is threaded directly to the spindle. The jaws screw into the chuck scroll plate, is there any way to regrind these jaws to get them to run true again ?