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  1. I have seen others with that feature, also have...

    I have seen others with that feature, also have some mics with a larger dia. Thimbles, it is so the numbers are farther apart hence easier to read. This feature is often on metric mics because they...
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    That is super cool, would have loved to own it! I...

    That is super cool, would have loved to own it! I have a prototype of a patented square that has nearly a dozen features that to my knowledge was never manufactured.
  3. Looks shop/craftsman made but a very cool size. I...

    Looks shop/craftsman made but a very cool size. I had posted about a huge open thread French mic I have.

    Monster size French exposed thread micrometer...

    Sorry about the photo thing, I need to...
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    Thanks and welcome.

    Thanks and welcome to the PM.great information, have never thought about a company releasing a product, then withdrawing only to release again later.

    Try to figure out the photo posting, we would...
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    It was, not home and forget who patented it. Very...

    It was, not home and forget who patented it. Very similar to the Victor Machine one. Great find.
  6. Deckel put out a magazine aimed at pantograph...

    Deckel put out a magazine aimed at pantograph users, think it was in the 60’s. It showed lots of cool set-ups and of course was sort of an ad to show what you could do with all the cool stuff you...
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    A lot of the old pantographs used a tapered shank...

    A lot of the old pantographs used a tapered shank cutter. I have/use some adapters that go from that taper to 1/8” held in a collet with nut. Mostly I use 1/8” shank endmills. This is on Deckel #GO,...
  8. What do you all think about reposting the photos...

    What do you all think about reposting the photos here at the end of the post? I would link them to #on the post. I think I have the originals of about all of them.
  9. Thanks for asking, you can find a lot of photos...

    Thanks for asking, you can find a lot of photos here,

    Dollhouse Miniature Makers?William R. Robertson

    Or just do a google image search under Robertson Miniatures and you’ll find a bunch of...
  10. More, more, more, please! Super neat mill,...

    More, more, more, please!

    Super neat mill, great restoration with a great story/history.
  11. And here I thought by the massive number of new...

    And here I thought by the massive number of new posts someone knew what this thing was.... I see I was mislead by my thinking.
  12. Very cool, certainly looks 18th century, maybe...

    Very cool, certainly looks 18th century, maybe French. I think I have seen that in Diderot but that is a few thousand plates to look at. Agree it could be for weaving.

    Just did a quick look and...
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    A local PM member came over for a shop tour and...

    A local PM member came over for a shop tour and bought them all along with a bunch of other stuff, thank you! So much easier than ebay, etc.
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    Thanks Mark, didn’t know it was full, it isn’t...

    Thanks Mark, didn’t know it was full, it isn’t anymore.
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    Current market for old machine shop books?

    I’m sorting through some of my old stuff with thoughts of putting it on eBay. Have any of you followed the current prices of early 20th c. machine shop books? Are these selling at all these days? As...
  16. More tests It looks like it works! Thank You!...

    More tests

    It looks like it works! Thank You!

    Used EPA111's instructions (thank you John) with firefox, was able to drag the photos and did not have to resize them. I tried it with Safari and...
  17. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!! I just...

    Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!!

    I just tried this using Firefox and it worked fine! So the issue must be between the PM and software and Safari. Now I just have to remember to use Firefox for...
  18. Need help posting photos on the PM of a decent size

    I simply do not under how the photo posting works anymore! In the "Pretty Wing Nuts" thread I posted photos of wing nuts and they came out fine, I did them on my MacBook. I know if I do them from my...
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    The reason I took a bunch of photos of my wing...

    The reason I took a bunch of photos of my wing nuts was to make my girl friend's Christmas gift. It seems she likes pretty wing nuts and has often admired them around my shop. So I thought I would...
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    Yes they are older the GP. I forget the patent...

    Yes they are older the GP. I forget the patent date on these but I think it was in the 1890s.
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    “ How do you tell brass from bronze without doing...

    “ How do you tell brass from bronze without doing some chemistry?
    Absolutely lovely wingnuts!.”

    Honestly, more of a BS guess based on color. I could be wrong. I didn’t do any chemistry. Glad you...
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    Steel, French?, Late 17th c. from a hand vise ...

    Steel, French?, Late 17th c. from a hand vise

    Steel, English, Early 19TH C. from a Peter Stubs hand vise

    Brass, French, 18th c. from a drafting pen

    Brass, French/German, 18th c. from a...
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    Iron, English, Lancashire, 18th c. from a...

    Iron, English, Lancashire, 18th c. from a clockmakers turns

    Steel, American, 19th-Early 20th c. from a surface gauge

    Iron/steel, English, Lancashire, 18th c. from a past of rack wing dividers
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    Pretty Wing Nuts

    As many of you know I have weakness for collecting antique tools. One feature collectors have an interest in are tools that look pretty, something where someone took extra time to just make it nice...
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    I drove up 3rd street in Philly last month,...

    I drove up 3rd street in Philly last month, 11/2019, the only hint of the days of the machinery dealers was the old Swanger Bro’s. Machinery sign still hanging on their old building. The neighborhood...
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