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Quick Change Toolposts & Tool Holders

Bison Quick Change Tool Posts, Tool Holders and Accessories (Compatible With Dickson)

The Bison quick change tool post system is ideal for quick changeover of tools with precise repeatability.  Bison toolposts, with the dovetail design, are fully compatible with Dickson toolposts and are typically found on most Colchester lathes and many other conventional or manual lathes.

Tool holders are available for boring bars, parting blades, turning tools, morse taper shanks and vee-type round shank tools. Bison tool posts are available in a range of sizes and heights.

Choosing The Right Toolposts and Tool Holders


To choose the right toolpost for your manual lathe you need to match the height and width of the toolpost to your machine. These are denoted on the toolpost page by dimensions H (height) and A (for width).  

To Choose the right tool holder for your toolpost, just match the connect code and/or the width of the toolpost. Each connect code denotes the applicable toolposts width. Please use the list below of applicable sizes for each connect code: