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    Closed end Mandrel

    Looks quite good. Not too difficult to make if you have the tools?

    https://www.pennstateind.com/library/PKMBLBX_INS.pdf


     
     
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    Thanks William.
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    What I noticed was the amount of "Extras" you would also need

     
     
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garno View Post
    What I noticed was the amount of "Extras" you would also need
    Yes itís true, you would need appropriate size bushings. Thats often true with many pen kits though. This also highlights the usefulness of having a metal work lathe!

     
     
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    I have one.... Tried to use it once but prefer pin chucks far easier.....
    Up for grabs... Or should that be grabbers
    I only open my mouth...to change feet...
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    Over complicating a fairly straight forward task imo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff Kent View Post
    Over complicating a fairly straight forward task imo.
    Whats the point of having a lathe, if you don't use the lathe to make thing to use on your lathe.

    COOPER 01/08/1998-31/01/2012

     
     
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    To be or not to be ,simple equation really,everything depends on how much you want repeatability and convenience.
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    Can you still buy the big grabber Closed end mandrel system.

     
     
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    Yes, from the US,..... Not sure what size mine is (big or small) but its still in the box, if you're interested it will cost you postage?
    I only open my mouth...to change feet...
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