Being the cheapskate I am, and wanting a quick way to change tools on my SC2 Lathe, I came up with this money saving solution:
I purchased two of the Axminster “Rocker Tool Posts” for about £18 each, and mounted two of my Glanze replaceable insert tools in each one.
I also mounted two other tools in the original tool post that came with my lathe.
Now when I want to switch from one tool to another I either rotate my tool post or loosen the handle that locks the tool post down and simply drop another in.
The switch from one to the other only takes about ten or fifteen seconds and the tools are always set to the correct height.
My total cost less than £38 Vs. Over £100 for the Axminster quick change tool post set and an extra two tool holders.
That savings of seventy pounds buys a lot of materials to help feed my model engineering habit.