Deluxe 4 Spur Drive Center with Spring Loaded Center Point 1" Diameter #2 MT
WoodRiver deluxe drive centers have sharp spurs for superior bite to help keep even difficult workpieces from tearing out and slipping. The center point is spring loaded so it holds the workpiece...
- Spring loaded Center
- Superior Bite
- #2 Morse taper
- 1" Diameter
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Good buy for the money
Good for large turnings, not so good for smaller parts.
Grabs the ends of the wood extremely well
Returned for replacement of same item.
Like the extra long spurs to turn green wood on lathe. The spring loaded center piont did not retract. In fact it didn't move at all. I returned it for a replacement. I think it could work for me if the pin retracted.