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  • Millrite Mystery Taper

    I recently acquired a Powermatic Millrite vertical mill (vintage 1976) whose taper is a mystery to me.

    According to ...

    http://www.lathes.co.uk/millrite/

    "The quill - which could be ordered with various internal tapers including a Brown & Sharpe No. 9 (standard), B & S No. 10, R-8, 30 International and No. 2 or 3 Morse - was fitted with fine down feed as standard with the option of a quick-action rack feed for drilling purposes."

    Well this Millrite is none of these.

    It appears to be a Cat 30 taper that has been shrunk down...a "20" perhaps? The bottom part of the holder has a triangular portion that fits into the spindle where a nut then threads on.

    Anyone have an idea what this might be?

    Thanks

    TMT

  • #2
    Quick change type,perhaps? does it have a drawbar, could it be a R-8 th Q/C conversion?

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