VIPER3PACK Viper3R Scroll Chuck Package
Charnwood VIPER3PACK Viper3R Scroll Chuck Package is the most comprehensive woodturners chuck package available. The package consists of:
- VIPER3R Geared Scroll Chuck with M33 x 3.5 Thread
- Standard Dovetail Jaws
- Pin Jaws
- Stepped Jaws
- Wide Jaws
- Face Plate
- 4 Prong Drive centre
- Wood Screw
- T Handle Square Drive
- T Handle Hex Key
- Aluminium Storage Case
The Viper3R chuck is also the best selling size from the Charnwood Viper range. A 4″ sized scroll chuck. The jaws are adjusted by a geared mechanism therefore allowing for simple and also one handed operation. Self centring, high precision design. The chuck is therefore Ideal for Midi sized lathes and upwards. The fully enclosed design therefore prevents the build up of chips and dust inside the gear mechanism. The “R” enables reverse turning. This is only possible when there is not and insert and therefore the chuck is fitted directly to an M33 x 3.5mm headstock
What is in the Package
The chuck fits directly onto lathes with headstock thread size M33x3.5tpi. Therefore for all other sizes an optional insert is required.
Standard dovetail jaws can grip the workpiece both internally or externally depending on the style and shape of the piece to be turned.
Pin jaws allow smaller pieces to held than the standard jaws. The inside is smooth and parallel, the outside is serrated for maximum grip.
Stepped jaws have a serrated edge both internally and externally. They give great flexibility by combining standard sized jaws and pin jaws.
Wide jaws have a serrated edge both internally and externally and can grip much larger pieces than the standard jaws.
Face Plate ring has a 75mm outside diameter and has a dovetail shaped inside which can be gripped by using the standard Viper3 jaws.
Drive Centre allows spindles to be turned without removing your chuck from the lathe.
Also included is a wood screw which clamps into the centre of the chuck for the initial mounting of bowl blanks.
T-Handle square drive for locking the jaws.
T-handled hex key for swapping the jaws.
The storage case also has a foam liner to keep your chuck and all the accessories safe and ready to use.