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Old 05-13-2019, 09:59 AM
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Default Suggest a Knurling Tool for me?

I am in need of a Knurling tool for use on my Logan 11" lathe. It has a AXA toolpost. I have the two roller that typically comes with the AXA toolpost setups. I want to replace it with a scissors type that puts pressure on top and bottom rather than push against the piece and chuck.

So of course I have searched a bit and like usual found several from several different vendors. Anybody have any suggestions of one that they have used or purchased and like? Is any of them better than the others?
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:31 AM
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Makes more sense..I think you can use BXA on a 11"....A bit heavier...I'll let the more knowledgeable pass judgement...
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Old 05-13-2019, 11:56 AM
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Makes more sense..I think you can use BXA on a 11"....A bit heavier...I'll let the more knowledgeable pass judgement...
Good to know. First time I've heard that.
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Old 05-13-2019, 02:33 PM
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My recommendation for a knurling tool is this one. We have been using them for 20 years at the high school . I did get a new set of knurls with the tapered edges.
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:27 PM
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My recommendation for a knurling tool is this one. We have been using them for 20 years at the high school . I did get a new set of knurls with the tapered edges.
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That looks like my Eagle rock, they don't seem to come with a 1/2" shank,but this one looks good and would work with the AXA, You would have to have a BXA to hold the Eagle and a lot of extra cash
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:09 PM
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That looks like my Eagle rock, they don't seem to come with a 1/2" shank,but this one looks good and would work with the AXA, You would have to have a BXA to hold the Eagle and a lot of extra cash
Your pix looks exactly like the ones we have . Note the big view has to be reversed, the shank is on the wrong side. :-)
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:03 AM
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Thanks guys.

Eagle Rock = Ouch! Looks great but I don't do that much knurling.

This one looks more in my range.

https://www.travers.com/quick-acting.../p/55-530-021/

Thanks for the pointer.
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Old 05-15-2019, 11:33 AM
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I was looking at those pictures of the tools, it would not be too hard
to make one. More for the fun of the project than to save money.
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