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Posted on Jack-pot, but need help.

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#1 posted 08-24-2008 09:33 AM

Yes it is normal. It is only when they bottom out in the socket that it gets to be a problem, that is why the recommendation. Here is a pic of a couple of chisels I copped off
ebay recently:


It is only when they get to look like the one on the far right that it is time to do some mods, and as I suggested, just lathe or cut back the shoulder of the handle where it meets the socket but keeping the taper of the handle. That will allow the handle to seat into the socket.


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