Hi again Tony The problem with the drawbar type is that they prevent you feeding bar stock through the collet - kinda defeats the object really. Ron ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tony Wells" <oaksfield@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 8:11 PM Subject: [modeleng] Re: Identifying collet chucks > Thanks for this Ron. The lathe is a Myford, and probably so are the > collets. > I had not thought of them selling their own though, I must admit. At these > prices, however, I strongly suspect that I will be buying the draw bar > type > instead! > > Tony. > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Ron Head" <ron.head@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 7:06 PM > Subject: [modeleng] Re: Identifying collet chucks > > >> Hi Tony >> >> They sound like ordinary Myford collets to me. For some reason they are >> like gold dust, new ones are around 25 pounds each and you won't pick up >> secondhand ones for under 15 pounds unless you are very lucky. Myford >> never >> seem to have any on their stand. A complete set of Myford collets in the >> original box, secondhand will set you back around 300 pounds, if you can >> find one - they sometimes come up on eBay. >> >> Regards >> Ron > > > MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. > > To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, > modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject > line. > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. > Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.10.18/88 - Release Date: 01/09/2005 > > MODEL ENGINEERING DISCUSSION LIST. To UNSUBSCRIBE from this list, send a blank email to, modeleng-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line.