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Posted on Pen blank just catches, doesn't cut?!! HELP!!!!!!!!!!

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#1 posted 07-18-2017 02:54 PM

I’m with MRG, Your mandrel needs to be tighter. If you have a mandrel saver, tighten the tailstock. If you have a normal mandrel, crank down on the nut. If it still grabs, hand tighten it then grabs some channel locks and take it another 1/4-1/2 turn.

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