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Supporting => My Workshop => Topic started by: V 45 on April 04, 2016, 10:52:00 PM

Title: New small addition to the shop
Post by: V 45 on April 04, 2016, 10:52:00 PM
This little gem was offered to me last week. I couldn't turn it down since I need one !! Besides the price was ridiculous... ZERO !!! I really like those prices !! The only thing I can see wrong with it is no hole through the base. Even though it's really not an issue...I could make plates to fit whatever I needed to press out or in. It just was unusual to see no cut out. But I'm still tickled it has a new home...mine !! :)

(http://i851.photobucket.com/albums/ab77/rmist04/th_Arbor20piece_zpshfr1skfc.jpg) (http://s851.photobucket.com/user/rmist04/media/Arbor20piece_zpshfr1skfc.jpg.html)
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: RMO on April 04, 2016, 11:05:09 PM
Nice, were they giving away any others?  I have been looking for one of those myself.

Mike
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: V 45 on April 04, 2016, 11:09:57 PM
Mike ... unfortunately it was the only one. Glad it made my way !
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: b.lindsey on April 04, 2016, 11:47:24 PM
It does seem odd that there is no hole in the base, but hey...the price was right. You can always drill your own hole  :D

Bill
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: Dave Otto on April 05, 2016, 12:53:31 AM
Nice Score!

I have a baby Dake on my bench at work (about the same size as yours) and it doesn't have a hole either. It is very handy and we have a larger one in the shop so the lack of a hole isn't much of a problem.

You will enjoy it.
Dave
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: zeeprogrammer on April 05, 2016, 01:07:18 AM
If you need a hole or two...you can find them in my thread.  :lolb:
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: b.lindsey on April 05, 2016, 01:09:54 AM
Yeah but Zee's holes are very fuzzy...especially the latest ones :)

Bill
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: zeeprogrammer on April 05, 2016, 01:12:55 AM
Yeah but Zee's holes are very fuzzy...especially the latest ones :)

That's a lie. The holes are crisp and perfectly round. Camera just doesn't do them justice.  ;D
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: b.lindsey on April 05, 2016, 01:16:13 AM
Camera worked fine on the family shots though didn't it :) Sorry V, its all Zee's fault  :lolb: Nice find on the press BTW!!

Bill

Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: V 45 on April 05, 2016, 01:17:01 AM
My 4 year old grandson said they were there after he asked what I was looking at !!! He's got a great imagination !!!
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: zeeprogrammer on April 05, 2016, 02:37:48 AM
My 4 year old grandson said they were there after he asked what I was looking at !!! He's got a great imagination !!!

See? Bring out the inner kid and you'll see things no adult (and some forum members) can't.  :Lol:
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: Flyboy Jim on April 05, 2016, 03:07:34 AM
This little gem was offered to me last week. I couldn't turn it down since I need one !! Besides the price was ridiculous... ZERO !!! I really like those prices !! The only thing I can see wrong with it is no hole through the base. Even though it's really not an issue...I could make plates to fit whatever I needed to press out or in. It just was unusual to see no cut out. But I'm still tickled it has a new home...mine !! :)

(http://i851.photobucket.com/albums/ab77/rmist04/th_Arbor20piece_zpshfr1skfc.jpg) (http://s851.photobucket.com/user/rmist04/media/Arbor20piece_zpshfr1skfc.jpg.html)

OK Newby question here................what do you use it for? Looks like some sort of press.

I need to know................. so I'll know whether to be jealous or not that I don't have one of my own.  :shrug:

Jim
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: zeeprogrammer on April 05, 2016, 03:14:27 AM
I've been thinking of getting one myself.

All I know about them is they're handy to press things like bearings into bearing blocks.
Better control and more power than trying to use an old drill press.  :-[
Title: Re: New small addition to the shop
Post by: Flyboy Jim on April 05, 2016, 03:50:32 AM
I've been thinking of getting one myself.

All I know about them is they're handy to press things like bearings into bearing blocks.
Better control and more power than trying to use an old drill press.  :-[

And here all this time I thought you just got a bigger hammer!    :hammerbash: 

Jim