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Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-22-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Fairmount tools

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=57368

I have a few old wrenches, made in Cleveland back in the day.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-18-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,779
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The “Green Beast” 1940’s Equipto Cabinet Restoration!!!

Do these look like yours?
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/dd467/fullthrottle24/Mobile%20Uploads/th_image_1.jpg...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-07-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

I know some of you 51xx owners have seen dates stamped on the slide. Where did they stamp the dates? I can't find one after looking closely.[/QUOTE]

Just below the Budweiser can on the slide....
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-31-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Ok, I think we are getting closer. I also have a Rock Island Craftsman with a 1946 date. Someone here probably knows what year the heritage logo first came to be.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-31-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Mine. 5196 10/54. Badge.
I think badges were early to mid 50's, then switching over to raised lettering in later years....
Forum: General Tool Discussion 01-27-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

[QUOTE=organ;4588553]It's not a 5196, it's a 5917...

Great score, check the top of the slide near the static jaw, it should be date stamped.
Forum: Vintage Tool Discussion 01-12-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 65,242
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Show us Your Vintage Bench Grinders!!!!

I removed drive rivets from my craftsman name plate by using a dremel w/ a cutoff wheel to make a slot, which can then be removed with a screwdriver. Learned that one from someone else here at GJ.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-18-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 309,395
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Everything you need to know about bench vises...

In that instance the m with number after it refers to different generations of that model. The D series workshop vises originally had no number. Then as time went on and columbian vise company was...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 12-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Stumbled across this Reed 406 in an antique shop. On sale for $250. Too rich for my blood, needs some TLC also. The slide has some nicks plus possible mushrooming. It appears a small chip missing...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 11-21-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: 8" alert!

Rear portion of beam is broken off, no way that much money for a broken vise IMHO.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: "HGR Industrial Surplus" Euclid Ohio anyone been there ?

Walked through warehouse, but didn't buy anything. As others have mentioned they have lots of stuff. From what I can tell they buy out buildings and sell most stuff for no less than what they can get...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-07-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 862
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: New vise handle from ritzblitz. Installed with photos.

Wow, it looks like that vise is staying as it is on a bench instead of a stump. Looks great, good work by all.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 10-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

[QUOTE=Dubbydoo;4283638]hey guys looking for you expert knowledge on this vice ive been looking at for a while a local guy has this for sale but i cant find much info on it thanks!



Monarch is...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 09-25-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

It is made by Columbian. I would guess it was made in the 60's or later, it's hard to date Columbians since their overall style never really changed much. Wilton still makes them but only the high...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-31-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

[QUOTE=macgee;4208056]I am serious :)


But in all seriousness, jwsia should keep it; it's a really good vice but I can totally understand where he's coming from. I remember when I first saw Reeds...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 08-31-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

You would be hard pressed to find better quality vise then that. Those vises have backlash adjustments, oil ports, and are tough as nails. IMHO, much better then overpriced Wilton's. 50 bucks was a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27,158
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Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Craftsman vises seem to be Rock Island, then Reed followed by Columbian. The 519x series are between Reed and Columbian era. The vise has the stout weight and oiling ports, which seem Reed like. The...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 05-15-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Quick question about your spindle slop, do you have any movement of the main nut while rotating the handle? It seems that some of my vises suffer from slop from the main nut being torqued over the...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 04-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Detailing the letters when painting a vise. How are you guys doing it

http://www.shanewhitlock.com/blog/?p=272
Here you go, just did one this way works great!
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Hammerite Tips?

I used a cheap foam roller for mine, it is thick stuff. Just throw away when done.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

The Columbian D series are workshop vises. They are good light to medium duty, perfect for homeowner. The older ones have the cutoff tool, newer ones don't. Newer ones are also marked with a M and a...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

Sawdust one is a Columbian. The circle is actually a octagon with letter M inside. It stands for malleable. It probably has the vertical lettering as opposed to the earlier curved style.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

[QUOTE=t4runner;3798358]What do you think of this Parker vise? Im picking it up tomorrow. He wants $30 I know this is a bad pic but that is some casting damage where the face meets the vise it looks...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-04-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27,158
Views: 3,087,962
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: The VISES of Garage Journal

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showpost.php?p=3793450&postcount=8589

Anyone in Central FL? 21 Vises sounds good to me!
Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-27-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,281
Posted By fullthrottle24
Re: Picked up a bench grinder

You can remove the rivets by cutting a slot in them with a dremel cut off wheel, and then using a screwdriver to back them out. Replace them with new drive rivets.
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