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Forum topic by woodworm1962 posted 02-19-2018 03:56 PM 722 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-19-2018 03:56 PM

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#1 posted 02-19-2018 04:01 PM

Looks a bit like some BBQ-smoker pits I have seen cobbled together here in Texas. They don’t usually have a vice, though the people using them might.

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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#2 posted 02-19-2018 04:04 PM

Strange looking beast. Maybe a pipe threader.

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#3 posted 02-19-2018 05:22 PM

That is a Shaper for metalworking.

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#4 posted 02-24-2018 01:37 AM



That is a Shaper for metalworking.

- xeddog

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#5 posted 02-24-2018 02:07 AM

I was gonna say sausage grinder, but shaper is more likely. It would have made a really cool sausage grinder.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#6 posted 02-24-2018 02:51 AM

Looks like an Atlas 7B or a close variation of one:


(From this photo entry at the VM site)

Cheers,
Brad

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#7 posted 02-24-2018 04:27 AM

I thought it was a keyway cutting machine.

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#8 posted 02-24-2018 04:47 AM

I thought it was an old Chrysler straight 8!

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#9 posted 02-24-2018 08:25 PM

I saw one of those in the model shop when I worked at Honeywell (Micro Switch division) way too many years ago. You could hear it when it was working as you approached the model shop doors.

woodworm1962, since you are located in Illinois and I worked at Micro Switch which is/was also located in illinois (Freeport to be precise) this could be the same animal. The model shop was closed in the early ‘80’s and all the equipment was auctioned off at that time.

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