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#1 Fab

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 11:20 AM

Hello Guys!
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 ....
bests regards [Thinking]

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#2 PTsideshow

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 11:32 AM

Looks good, It sure looks like it will do the job. But man with the weights on the end of the arm make sure you put some kind of noise maker/rattle on the opposite weight so you can hear it coming. Wacking your head on them sure will get your attention [Beer]

Can't wait to see what you turn out with it!

Nice looking addition to the shop.
[Thinking]
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#3 fidget

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 05:42 PM

Hi Fab
What a good score , can you post makers name and dimensions

please

How many start threads does the screw have ?

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:53 AM

Salut, nice press.[Groovy]
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#5 Fab

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 11:57 AM

Hello Guys,
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.......

#6 R. McWilliams

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 12:24 PM

Oh my gosh!

Be careful with that monster... as you might knock the planet out of orbit. ;-)

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#7 Gene Chapman

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Posted 20 February 2011 - 11:10 PM

wow, that is something else, i have p-6, Kayne and Son,

good luck, happy hammering/squishing.

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#8 Eric Sprado

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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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