new fly-press .....
Posted 23 March 2010 - 11:20 AM
my new fly-press is in my workshop[Big Grin]
Screw is a little more 3" .....
it's not cast iron but heavy welded steel .......
now, pictures ....
Posted 23 March 2010 - 11:32 AM
Can't wait to see what you turn out with it!
Nice looking addition to the shop.
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Posted 23 March 2010 - 05:42 PM
What a good score , can you post makers name and dimensions
How many start threads does the screw have ?
Posted 24 March 2010 - 11:57 AM
thanks PT sideshow for this idea !
4 start threads on this screw.
It was a french tool maker "aux forges de la seine, Paris"
44 inches hight * 44 long.......
Posted 24 March 2010 - 12:24 PM
Be careful with that monster... as you might knock the planet out of orbit. ;-)
Happy Metal Pounding
Posted 20 February 2011 - 11:10 PM
good luck, happy hammering/squishing.
Posted 17 October 2017 - 10:53 AM
Nobody has mentioned used fly presses. Jake James up in Vancouver Island brought a whole container load over from England a while back. Marvelous machines. I bought a #3 from him.
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