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Back to Past: Shaper

Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:46 pm
by Historian
Have not seen once in use for over 50 years.
Historical information some might fun to see
past ½ way point.

<< https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N_zGQP3R9w >>

Re: Back to Past: Shaper

Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:48 pm
by Stan1
In my dream shop I will have a shaper. Coolest tool possible.

Re: Back to Past: Shaper

Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:35 am
by fastfire
Stan1 wrote:In my dream shop I will have a shaper. Coolest tool possible.

Mesmerizing to watch, will not mass up an opportunity to buy one.

Re: Back to Past: Shaper

Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 10:49 pm
by Historian
Stan1 wrote:In my dream shop I will have a shaper. Coolest tool possible.
You also see the uniqueness and possibilities of this
'antique'.
On eBay there is a "..Vintage Ammco 7" Precision Metal Shaper With Original Portable Cabinet ".

Now if it was priced 'reasonably' .... :) :)

Best

Re: Back to Past: Shaper

Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2016 10:05 am
by Stan1
Yeah, a beautiful piece. I remember reading as a kid about some gun writer touring the Winchester plant and seeing model 70s quietly being created by rows of shapers. Probably why they were too expensive to make that way... Point is, I love how quiet they are. Mostly a hum and a ZZZZZ noise.