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Playingwithmetal

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I purchased a bunch of long drill bits at a flea market. they are all precision USA made bits. they came from Boeing airline shop. I knew off the bat that I can use them in any of the drill chucks I have but there is obviously a correct tool holder for these bits. a sort of adapter that grabs the small ring of holes on the rear section. I'm sure someone on this forum knows exactly what it is and where to get it

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They likely fit a Magic Chuck; you lift the ring around the chuck body, the balls retract, you pull the tool out and insert another tool, all while the machine is running.
 

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thanks everyone. they are still kinda quick change as all will fit in the same collet in my mill or tailstock
 

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I have a whole bunch of those. They were formerly used at Boeing, but are still sharp. The barrels are all the same size and work well in a standard chuck.
 

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