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Posted on Working with a lathe for the first time, this maybe a stupid question but how do you remove

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Dan Krager

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#1 posted 09-18-2016 02:11 AM

Need more information. Are you trying to remove a tapered spindle insert? Is your headstock spindle open through? If your spindle is hollow like many are, put a 1/2” rod long enough to reach the end of the insert and tap firmly. It should pop right out.


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