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8" rotary table, what chuck?

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P. Waller

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The only consideration is that the chuck hold the work required, any chuck that will hold the part is the correct one.
 

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My Vertex HV-6 is very similar to your 8" table.

I used one of these adapter plates to match up with the 4 slots on my RT and the 3 Mounting Bolts on the Chuck.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VERTEX-390...717776?hash=item1a5d7e7310:g:I3MAAOSwfHFbk5T7

I used a 5" Vertex 3-Jaw Chuck.

Looks like this adapter plate for 8" & 10" fits a 6" chuck.

I'd think with any bigger than a 6" chuck on your Table, you might have clearance issues when mounted in the Horizontal position, if the jaws were opened too far.
 

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Great information thank you.
 

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I would go with an 8" independent 4 jaw. That would allow you to hold almost anything in it.
 

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I just changed my 6" table from a 4 jaw chuck to 3 jaw. I found it a real pain to center the 4 jaw. But you can hold almost anything with a 4 jaw.
My 4 jaw is for sale if anyone is interested
 

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I made an adapter to take the DI-5 chucks from my lathe and mount then on the RT.
This way I can turn, mill, turn, mill with the part never being removed from an accurately known position.
 
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