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Forum topic by ryanl posted 05-22-2018 02:57 AM 440 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ryanl

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05-22-2018 02:57 AM

Topic tags/keywords: stanley plane

Worth $25?


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onoitsmatt

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#1 posted 05-22-2018 03:37 AM

Hard to say. If it doesn’t have any broken pieces, probably worth $25. But the iron (blade) looks too short to have much useful life left in it. Also looks to be missing the tote (rear handle).

-- Matt - Phoenix, AZ

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#2 posted 05-22-2018 01:56 PM

If that plane was here in the town where I am, I might be interested in it for the frog. I broke one trying to tighten up the lateral adjuster lever. : (
Mike

-- "I build for function first, looks second. Most times I never get around to looks." - Mike, western Colorado

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#3 posted 05-23-2018 12:49 AM

That’s a tough one with out seeing more. If you’re in an area where vintage planes are tough to find, make sure there are no cracks or chips in any part of the cast. You’ll need to decide what new or different blade to buy, and it may need a new knob and tote, but as a woodworker, that’s easy.

Make sure the tote bolt is just missing and not stripped.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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