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Dakota Scroll Chuck

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Older Beginner01/10/2012 17:34:34
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Does anyone know what the Dakota Precision Scroll Chuck is like? There is one on offer in the Rutlands Catalogue, but I don't want to purchase it until I have heard a few people's opinions so would appreciate hearing from anyone who has some experience of them. Thanks

Derek Lane01/10/2012 18:45:05
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Not heard of many people that have brought this chuck. Mostly the people that I have spoken to tend to have some of the better known names like Robert Sorby patriot chuck, and Axminster chucks both of which get good reviews and also a range of jaws. Some other members may have their own preferences.

Personally I own a patriot chuck and find it very good as If I change lathes it is easy just to go out and buy a new insert. I have 2 inserts one 3/4"*16 and 1"*8 that way I can put the same chuck onto whichever lathe I want to use

John Kinch01/10/2012 19:16:32
206 forum posts
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I have one of the chucks from Dakota and the extra jaws, all work fine without any problems. John K.

sad sam01/10/2012 19:20:25
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hi there

i have a dakota scroll chuck which i bought from rutlands on advice from an old woodworkers monitor

called sparky wonderful buy never had a problem it is used daily and i have had it about 3 years now

i believe there was an offer on at the time and it was about £50

hope this helps

Older Beginner02/10/2012 05:29:03
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Thankl you all, I appreciate your letting me know your feelings on this and am happy to know that it is a reasonable if not good option. Especially considering the offer price.

Simon Reeves02/10/2012 13:22:50
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Just a thought, but there was some discussion on the forum about Dakota chucks a while back. If you enter the keyword "Chuck" in the search box and look at "which chuck should i get "i am at confused dot com" you'll see a few comments.


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