An elliptical compensator advances and retards the index pin/detent, and is used to make all divisions equal when using the elliptical / ellipse chuck. A picture of one from Frank Knox's rose engine is shown in the Ornamental Turners International Newsletter, Volume 30, No. 2, pg. 18.
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- Amplitude Adjuster for an MDF Rose Engine by Rich Colvin. Ornamental Turners International Newsletter, Volume 26, No. 2 - Winter, 2019, pg. 23
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