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planeman
11-30-2013, 11:22 PM
I have an Emco 7" Maximat metal lathe that uses a standard 4-way tool holding block (same as the one on the 10" Maximat lathe) on the compound feed and I need a cut-off tool holder and cut-off tool that with fit. The mounting block is made to hold up to a 1/2" square cutting tool. I don't see anything that fits. Any suggestions?

Arthur.Marks
12-01-2013, 12:27 AM
http://www.grizzly.com/products/Cut-Off-Holder-w-Blade-3-1-2-/H2970 (?)
http://www.grizzly.com/products/H5904
http://littlemachineshop.com/products/product_view.php?ProductID=1551&category=
http://www.sommatool.com/catalog/tool.holders/universal.tool.posts.asp (scroll down)
http://www.travers.com/21-100-938?catalog=130101&target=top
http://www.latheinserts.com/1-2-INDEXABLE-PART-OFF-TOOL-404GTN20016.htm

planeman
12-01-2013, 09:53 AM
Thanks! I saw those but they all appeared in the photos to be too large. Now that I read the specs I see the size. They need to do something about the photography. "If brains were shoes I would be barefoot all the way to my knees!" (an old saying by Pogo).

Planeman

Arthur.Marks
12-01-2013, 10:51 AM
I can relate to that sentiment, being a visual person. The "floating" machine or piece of tooling in a catalog is really hard to relate to real life! Even when the dimensions are in hand, I've been known to draw out the profile on a piece of paper to give myself some relatable scale. *just a word of warning on that first Grizzly item I posted. There is conflicting dimensions in the catalog (9/16") and the online item page (1/2"). Miht want to check with customer service on that one or pick another from the list. Also, for really small stuff, AR Warner makes this one:

http://www.arwarnerco.com/p-31-kit-27-516-inch-cutoff-groover.aspx

planeman
12-02-2013, 05:17 AM
Thanks Arthur! Or is it "Art"?

Rufus