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Tool Gloat

05-03-2011 12:44 AM by jim C | 10 comments »

!http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a376/jceriale/beltsander.jpg! My daughter has a neighbor who is disposing of “stuff” in his basement. I was told of a drill press sitting down there.I immediately ran to his house to take a look. It was pretty rusty, but looking closer, most of it was Cosmoline!WOW.I asked him how much and he said just to “take it” WOW WOW!He said his father had it before him, and he was getting ready to sell the house and move south.Turns out it’s a fully cast iron “Rockford” model. This is a company that go’s back to the late 1800’s. They were located in Rockford, IL. They are now defunct. I can’...

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