If you're going to mount a NOVA chuck in your tailstock it needs to have an adapter: https://www.teknatool.com/product/nova-tailstock-adaptor-chuck-accessory/

  • Suitable for all lathes with a 2MT tailstock
  • Fits all NOVA insert type chucks and all NOVA lathes
  • 1 1/4″ 8TPI RH Thread
  • Precise machined medium tensile carbon steel
  • Quick mounting

The NOVA Tailstock adapter may also be used in the Nova Live Center system. When it is used in the Nova Live Center system, the NOVA chuck can be used to support the work during turning:


Here's a quick video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=4YPBMcCM9uo

**To place an order, simply add to your internet search: NOVA 5016 to find all retailers.