Grizzly G0709 Owner's Manual: Tool Post

14" x 40" gunsmithing lathe.
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To install the rests:
1.
disConneCt lAthe FroM poWer!
2.
select the required rest (see figure 44) for
the operation, and wipe all mounting surfaces
clean with a lightly oiled rag.
lock
set screw
Knob
& Jam nut
Adjustment
Knob
Clamp &
hex nut
Cap screws
figure 44. steady rest and follow rest.
—to install the steady rest, place it on the
lathe bed where workpiece support is
needed. engage the base clamp with the
way underside and tighten the mounting
nut with a 27mm wrench.
—to install the follow rest, fasten the base to
the saddle with two provided M8-1.25 x 30
cap screws using a 6mm hex wrench.
3.
install the workpiece and support it at both
ends.
4.
Without causing deflection, adjust the fingers
until the bearings just touch the workpiece.
5.
lock the fingers in place with the set screws
and jam nuts.
-40-
the included tool post is a 200 series piston-type
quick-change model. the quick-change lock lever
allows for one or more tool holders to be quickly
loaded and unloaded in two available dovetailed
slots. By having extra tool holders and setting the
tool height in advance, swapping between tool-
ing is efficient for production-sensitive schedules.
When loosened, the mounting hex nut shown in
figure 39 allows the entire tool post to rotate 360°
for angle adjustments.
To load a tool holder:
Ball
Bearing
1.
install the required cutting tool in the tool
holder.
2.
Move the quick-change lever (see figure
45) to recess the lock piston and provide an
unobstructed slot for the tool holder to slide
down into.
tool
height
Adjuster
tool
holder
3.
slide the tool holder into position, and tighten
the quick-change lever.
4.
use the handwheels to bring the tool to the
required position.
5.
double check that tool angle, height, and
position are correct.
6.
Make sure that all fasteners related to the
tool, holder, and tool post are tight.

Tool post

Mounting nut
Quick-Change
figure 45. tool post bolts.
Model G0709 (Mfg. Since 5/11)
lever

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