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Two-Position Rocker Tool Post


SKU: 7603 Category:

Product Description

About the 1/4-3/8″ 2-position Rocker Tool Post

The P/N 40180 Sherline 1/4″ tool post comes standard with 4000-series lathes and is intended to hold 1/4″ HSS or brazed tip carbide cutting tools that are ground to the proper height. A rocker tool post (P/N 3057) comes standard on 4400-series lathes. The rocker allows the height of the tooltip to be adjusted to accommodate tools that may have been ground a little above or below the part centerline. A 3/8″ holder P/N 7600 will accommodate 3/8″ round or square shank cutting tools. Now Sherline offers an optional 2-position tool post that will hold both 1/4″ and 3/8″ square shank tools and has the rocker feature on each side to adjust the tooltip height.

The 3/8″ side is designed to fit the larger 3/8″ square tool holders commonly used for carbide or diamond-inserted tips. It will also hold Sherline’s own  P/N 2256 (RH) and 2257 (LH) 55° inserted tip and other 3/8″ tool holders. It is machined from solid aluminum and has a black anodized finish. Purchase of this tool post will allow you to keep both your standard 1/4″ high-speed steel tools set up for jobs where they are sufficient and also have a 3/8″ carbide insert tool ready for jobs where it is required. Simply loosen and rotate the tool post 180°, and your new tool is in position.

The improper use of machine tools and their accessories can result in serious injury. Before using this tool, thoroughly read the instructions and make sure you understand its proper and safe use.


Always wear safety glasses when operating machine tools.

Download PDF 7600 Instructions

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Body Material Aluminum
Body Coating Black Anodized
Body Dimensions (H x W X D) 1.5″ x 1.25″ x 1.25″

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