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    It might be in market testing the Veritas won the...

    It might be in market testing the Veritas won the day.

    It is nice to have an old collectible. Maybe people are shying away from buying a new collectible. Especially since it will likely be their...
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    Looks good Phil. jtk

    Looks good Phil.

    jtk
  3. If you are in the Pacific Northwest you have the...

    If you are in the Pacific Northwest you have the same offer as Andrew's from me.

    jtk
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    There was likely a lot less competition in the...

    There was likely a lot less competition in the marketplace in the time of Model Ts as compared to competition in the market at the time of the Mustang.

    jtk
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    William, Andrew, thanks for sharing your reasons...

    William, Andrew, thanks for sharing your reasons for liking the shoulder vise. To me it seems like something that would always catch my hip in a crowded shop.

    jtk
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    Doctor Google says: 419466 More information...

    Doctor Google says:

    419466

    More information here > https://model-a-ford.org/resources/technical-reference/general-information/19301931-open/

    jtk
  7. Hi Bob, John Walter's book states all of these...

    Hi Bob,

    John Walter's book states all of these are likely prewar as they were only made from 1936-1941. These are the same years for the 51R.

    This is likely why they are a difficult item to...
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    The reasons for a shoulder vise escape me. Of...

    The reasons for a shoulder vise escape me. Of course everyone is working different projects and a shoulder vise may be the cat's pajamas for some projects.

    My skepticism is from occasionally...
  9. It is a fun little shave for light work. It took...

    It is a fun little shave for light work. It took me a little effort to get used to working with it. It and my #63 are often used together. The #63 to get rid of saw marks and the Cast Round is often...
  10. If you do go to the store to see it in person,...

    If you do go to the store to see it in person, check if you can see light between the blade and the lever cap or the blade and the bed. A little light might work fine with a little fettling, a lot of...
  11. Howdy Ron and welcome to the Creek. As others...

    Howdy Ron and welcome to the Creek.

    As others have stated, sharp cures many ills.

    If the blade frog and all are tight and securely in place, then it might be the depth of cut causing your...
  12. Thanks for the alert David, it has been...

    Thanks for the alert David, it has been corrected.

    jtk
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    Do you have a link to his wagon vise? My tail...

    Do you have a link to his wagon vise?

    My tail vise is used all the time. At one time a wagon vise seemed like it might be a good idea. Over time it seemed limited compared to the simple vise that...
  14. Hi Bob, are these mail order or can you actually...

    Hi Bob, are these mail order or can you actually get your hands on it before purchase?

    Another option might be to look for a Stanley #63 spokeshave. It doesn't have the gull wing handles but it...
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    Well, when someone is pulling you out of a sticky...

    Well, when someone is pulling you out of a sticky spot you don't have your foot on the brake. The semi is definitely adding to the motive force.



    Okay, my error it wasn't a snow bank it was...
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    Maybe this story will convince my wife she should...

    Maybe this story will convince my wife she should let me buy a bottle of rum while we are shopping today.

    There is already a bunch of sawdust in the shop.

    jtk
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    Yesterday with the old iPad between two packs of...

    Yesterday with the old iPad between two packs of frozen burritos it was backed up to iCloud. About 8:00pm last night the burritos were getting soft so an ice pack was set under the old iPad.

    It...
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    The ability to use the screw for a wagon vise is...

    The ability to use the screw for a wagon vise is only dependent on your ability to rig it up to do so.

    jtk
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    Another way to look at this Rob is it "stirred up...

    Another way to look at this Rob is it "stirred up such a fuss" because it is a topic of interest to others. Some merely hold their feelings with more passion on the subject.

    jtk
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    Yes, there is any number of motivations for what...

    Yes, there is any number of motivations for what people do.

    My first mallet is still in my shop and was store bought. At the time there wasn't anyone teaching me how to create joinery. My feelings...
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    My funny story on this was with my first potting...

    My funny story on this was with my first potting bench made to be sold at a Farmers Market. A woman came up and looked at it and commented on the dovetail joinery. She said her husband was a...
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    Fun in the Snow with a Tesla

    Interesting videos of snow days with a Tesla:

    https://cleantechnica.com/2019/11/03/tesla-vehicles-work-snow/

    A Tesla pulling a stuck tractor trailer rig out of a snow bank is impressive.

    jtk
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    Even my pre-Stanley #18 bevels work. Just don't...

    Even my pre-Stanley #18 bevels work. Just don't try dropping them on the floor or abusing them and they hold well enough to get the job done. One thing that is done each time one of my bevels is to...
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    The plane may have been modified by a previous...

    The plane may have been modified by a previous owner for a specific purpose which could have been as a scrub plane.

    It could have also been a sole replacement that was originally flat and constant...
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    My wariness of using the Cloud may be...

    My wariness of using the Cloud may be unwarranted.

    A bigger problem with iCloud is all of my email eddresses have been used and it will not let me use the same eddress for a different device.
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