I'm not talking about the captured Rube-Goldberg system. This is just a
huge scraper shaft with a bolted on tip that fits in the same handle as
the bowl saver.
It's big and beefy, but when I mounted the toolpost in a 14" Jet lathe,
the yoke was about 1-1/2" above the center. [Yeah -- It was bottomed in
That can't be right, can it? You wouldn't want to work with the handle
Is this thing just made for bigger lathes, or does the toolpost come in
different lengths? [Salesperson was utterly unclued.]
The toolshaft only seemed to have two positions in the yoke: 90 degrees
rotated [the scraper blade trailing or leading?]. In the clockwise
rotated position, it looked like a good catch might roll and lift it
out of the yoke. It seems like a sloppy fit anyway between the shaft
and yoke -- couldn't the "goalposts" have been closer together?
Why is the yoke extention six-sided? Do you set up the yoke in a
Any info and links appreciated!
P.S. DAGS, but nothing yet.