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Forum topic by chrisstef posted 01-25-2011 09:27 PM 5558 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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chrisstef

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01-25-2011 09:27 PM

I just picked up a Stanley #60 low angle block plane made in England with G12-060 stamped pn the cheek of the plane. Just curious if anyone can tell me a little more about it as a user. Im not terribly familiar with those made in England. Before and after pics coming after its evaporust bath. Thanks all.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk


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#1 posted 01-25-2011 10:23 PM

It seems like its on very good condition, all though the iron may need to be replaced it has some pitting on the back side.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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#2 posted 01-25-2011 10:46 PM

Lots of info at this site that helped when i bought an estate sale plane http://home.comcast.net/~rexmill/planes101/typing/typing.htm

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 01-25-2011 10:51 PM

as long as you can flatten and lap the front of the blade (1/8”) the blade is still very much usable.

got pic?

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#4 posted 01-25-2011 10:57 PM

No pics yet .. im still at work but ill make sure to get some up tonight Purp …

Moose .. thanks for the link that a good page but not really any info on the planes made in England.

From what i have read the threads liked to get stripped from not unlocking the lever cap while adjusting … threads are in good shape, minimal pitting on the toe of the sole which i think i can lap out. About 90% japanning.

Im assuming its a newer plane because the stanley was painted on instead of stamped into the lever cap.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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