Steve Bedair's
9 x 20 Lathe Site
Longview , Texas
    11 -2002
Saddle Lock
Indent Spring Added
Harbor Freight 9 x 20 Lathe
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I also built a new 1/4"-20 attaching bolt. This has the indention's
for the spring loaded ball. The clamp is copied from the original
clamp and is threaded to accept the 1/4-20 bolt.
( I didn't have a metric tap or I would have used the original clamp )

indention's for the ball bearing.

Close up of the holes drilled in the saddle.

Position 1 unlocked

Position 2 unlocked

Position 3  Locked.


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