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Old 08-09-2019, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Shade Tree Welder View Post I though I might have been missing something obvious...
Yeah there's certainly no obvious fix for the problem. As I said before I have no idea why they even make the MT shanks with the short ends. In most situations it would only take another 1/8" of length (or less) to make sure that a drift key or the automatic ejector in the spindle would spit out the taper. Lots of different ways to deal with the situation but they're all kind of an improvisation rather than a proper fix...

Measure twice and cut once...or...wait, was that the other way around?
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