Steve Bedair's
9 x 20 Lathe Site
Gladewater , Texas
Updated   4-2004

Harbor Freight 39083 Quick Change Toolpost
9 x 20 metal lathe

The Harbor Freight 39083 QCTP is a great value at less than $100. However the 39083 will not
bolt directly onto the 9x lathes. I've shown some different methods for attaching the QCTP below.

Methods for attaching the 39083 QCTP:

     Using an adapter to mount the                Mounting the 39083 directly to the             Replacing the stock 9x toolpost
     39083 to the stock 9x toolpost               compound slide ( no topslide )                   with a larger 14mm toolpost


                          Boring bar holder for the 39083                             A handle rather than a nut for the 39083

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