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Do you have any opinions about which one, VM 100 or the talon for bowl turning.
VM or TALON?
Where can I find a good deal on a vicmarc 100? thanks.
Sometimes that just happens with a catch, but one common reason is that you have a less than perfect tenon.So I ended up buying the Talon I found it to be around $30 cheaper than the VM100. In the instruction manual it states, "when gripping the outside of a foot the minimum diameter is 2 inches", but I see that it can be less than that, is there a reason for it? I had a catch and a 4 inch block of hard wood flew off and twice I had wood shift within the jaws, am I not tightening it enough?
When I started I always checked my tenons for square with the corner of a ruler or a tri-square.Yep got all that, well as far as I can tell, I will be more attentive next time, maybe more pressure.
.... I will be more attentive next time, maybe more pressure.
The only reason to use all the chuck key positions is just in case there's any gear lash. Goes for any chuck (my dad taught me to always use 2 or 3 of the holes on a jacobs chuck). Tightening with both holes just makes sure the pressure is evened out around all the jaws.I didn't know that I had to tighten at both key holes, I thought that both were the same action and that it didn't matter
When gripping the outside foot it states in the manual between 2" and 3 1/2", is it better going towards larger or smaller diameter or does it matter?
I didn't know that I had to tighten at both key holes, I thought that both were the same action and that it didn't matter, I didn't see it in the instructions, thanks for that.