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    two spur drive center?

    OK I've tried searching, and have looked at recent posts... but I'm drawing a blank.

    Recently (past couple of weeks?) someone posted a reply to a thread and they mentioned a 2 spur drive center that worked with a chuck for turning, at the time I thought 'hey that's pretty cool!' Basically a metal plate with two spurs that you mount into a scroll chuck. I've looked on Oneway and Nova and I don't see it on either site. Anyone know where I can find one?
    -Ned

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ned Bulken View Post
    OK I've tried searching, and have looked at recent posts... but I'm drawing a blank.

    Recently (past couple of weeks?) someone posted a reply to a thread and they mentioned a 2 spur drive center that worked with a chuck for turning, at the time I thought 'hey that's pretty cool!' Basically a metal plate with two spurs that you mount into a scroll chuck. I've looked on Oneway and Nova and I don't see it on either site. Anyone know where I can find one?
    Here's a link to the one I use.
    http://oneway.ca/spindle/spurs.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter blair View Post
    Here's a link to the one I use.
    http://oneway.ca/spindle/spurs.htm
    Peter, thanks for the link. My first thought on the two-prong spur was "why?". Didn't seem to make sense. But, the site you provided gave this explanation: "Two prong spurs work better than four prong spurs for this because you have an easier time tilting the piece and two prongs drive board grain better than four prong spurs. "
    Yes, I like the idea. Expensive but, hey, we are here to spend money, aren't we?
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    Quote Originally Posted by peter blair View Post
    Here's a link to the one I use.
    http://oneway.ca/spindle/spurs.htm
    That's the one! Thanks Peter!
    -Ned

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    I love using the Oneway Big Bite. I consider it a bargain at about $20. It has handled any blank I've thrown at it.
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    I use the big bite and am pleased with it. Hasn't chewed it's way out of a blank yet.

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