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Grizzly G9249 Owner's Manual: Compound Slide; Tool Posts

12" x 37" belt drive gap bed lathe.
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compound Slide

Handwheel Dial Increments
Black Marks ............................................... 0.001"
red Marks .............................................. 0.02mm
the compound slide (see figure 45) sits on the
cross slide and is the base for the tool post. An
important feature of the compound slide is that it
can position the cutting tool at angles other than
90°, which is necessary when machining cham-
fers or when cutting threads.
Tools Needed
hex Wrench 6mm .............................................. 1
To set the compound slide angle:
1.
loosen the two cap screws on either side of
the compound slide (see figure 46).
figure 46. Compound slide angle controls.
2.
rotate the compound slide to the desired
angle to the workpiece. use the indicator
mark on the base of the compound slide and
the angle scale on top of the cross slide to
determine the angle.
3.
re-tighten the two cap screws to secure the
compound slide in position.
g9249 12" x 37" Belt drive gap Bed lathe
Resolution
Qty
Cap screw
(1 of 2)
Angle scale
Tool Posts
the Model g9249 ships with a standard tool
post and a 4-way tool post. the advantage of the
4-way tool post is that it can hold four tool holders
or tools at one time that can be indexed (rotated)
to the workpiece as needed.
Tools Needed
4-Way tool post Key ......................................... 1
To load and use the 4-way tool post:
1.
loosen the tool post bolts until the tool
fits underneath the bolts, as shown in
figure 47.
Note: To properly secure the tool, make sure
a minimum of two post bolts are holding the
tool.
lock
lever
tool
figure 47. 4-way tool post with tool mounted.
2.
evenly and firmly tighten the post bolts to
secure the tool.
3.
repeats Steps 1–2 for the remaining tools.
4.
loosen the lock lever, rotate the tool post to
index the desired tool, then re-tighten the lock
lever to secure the tool post and tool.
Note: The 4-way tool post is aligned in four
positions by an indexing pin in the compound
slide that engages slots in the tool post
base.
Qty
post
Bolts
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