General Chuck

Identify your NOVA chuck
Sun, 6 May, 2018 at 3:02 PM
FAQ SUPERNOVA, NOVA SCROLL AND G3 ARE SOMETIMES CONFUSED WITH EACH OTHER
This handle is for an original Supernova chuck, sometimes mistaken for the Nova Scroll chuck, but it isn't. The first two pics illustrate the diffe...
Wed, 2 May, 2018 at 11:52 AM
NOVA G3 CHUCK two versions explanation.
There are two models of G3 CHUCK.NOVA G3 COMET II Reversible Chuck SKU 48232. The female fitting for the spindle or adapter is 1" x 8TPI UNC dedicated t...
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018 at 2:16 PM
Chuck INSTRUCTION MANUALS + Cleaning your Chuck
IN addition  to the instruction manuals for all current model Nova chucks, attached are two files: Cleaning Your Precision Midi Chuck Cleaning Your Supern...
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016 at 6:13 PM
WHY the Powermatic 90 and Conover lathes won't work with Nova chucks/adapters
The 48202 G3 and 23055 Supernova2 threads are 1-1/2 x 8 UNC ( UNIFIED COARSE). The threads have a 60 degree pitch and are flat on top.  The Powermatic thre...
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018 at 2:40 PM
The available range of NOVA insert adaptors
This FAQ article is to introduce the range of Chuck inserts or adapters available from NOVA.  Insert adapters are used for NOVA G3 insert type, SuperNOV...
Wed, 23 May, 2018 at 3:34 PM
Can I run the lathe in reverse using a NOVA insert chuck?
This FAQ article shows why you should not be running the NOVA insert chucks in reverse on certain lathes. 
Mon, 3 Apr, 2017 at 10:32 PM
Identifying your Supernova 2 PINION GEARS - TWO TYPES
There are two different types of Pinions for the Supernova2, they are distinguishable by the face with a small dot and the words 'lock' or 'i...
Sun, 6 May, 2018 at 3:47 PM
Can I use a Record Accessory on my NOVA chuck?
Short answer: No Long answer:  Often the claim is made that NOVA® Accessory jaws can be fitted to copy and clone NOVA® chucks. This is even in the printed...
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017 at 11:04 AM
Can I use my Competitors Accessory on my NOVA chuck or my NOVA chuck with a Competitors Accessory?
Short answer: No Long answer:  Often the claim is made that NOVA® Accessory jaws can be fitted to copy and clone NOVA® chucks. This is even in the printed...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 9:58 AM