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Thread: Lennox Throatless Shear
11-11-2011, 02:25 PM #1
Lennox Throatless Shear
We have a Marshalton #18, Lennox Throatless Shear. It won't even cut lightweight tin anymore. Is this company still around or are there any places that service this piece? Google dosn't turn up much.
11-11-2011, 02:56 PM #2
Lennox International is the current company- and they stopped making tools a long long time ago- they are one of the biggest HVAC equipment companies out there. Not the same as Lenox with one N, which makes some hand tools, along with saw blades.
A big sheet metal tool house might know about some parts for this, and there are no doubt people who will sharpen the blades.
I am not sure if anybody still makes these- Sheet Metal machinery is not a huge market segment anyway, but I havent seen one of these new in 30 years- and the used ones are not in huge demand- but if you have a local distributor of sheet metal equipment, I would call them and ask what they know.
11-11-2011, 04:16 PM #3
Dang. lol Well We'll probably takle it ourselves. I don't think the blades are in too bad shape. From what I can see, The shafts are pushed out of alighnment and might need bushings. The gear guard is broken too but two screws and some tin'll fix it. If I had the broken piece I'd weld it.
Thanks for the info!
11-12-2011, 05:53 AM #4
If it is like mine 10 ga model the shaft position is adjustable 8 ways from Sunday. The axles are at a strange angle to each other intentionally these machines were made with very little machining and they did not know they were not suppose to last for ever
02-21-2012, 11:21 AM #5