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Forum topic by SamuelP posted 1045 days ago 747 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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SamuelP

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1045 days ago

Anyone have an extra 2 3/8 lever cap?

I bought a 5 1/2 that is missing one.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain


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WayneC

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#1 posted 1045 days ago

I will keep my eyes out. It is a later plane (post 1938), so a cap from a 4 1/2, 6, or 7 would work as well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Don W

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#2 posted 1045 days ago

I’ve been looking for the same thing for a #6 for a while. There have been a few on ebay, but a bit pricey so far.

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ajosephg

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#3 posted 1045 days ago

Check here: http://www.shop.roseantiquetools.net/

I’ve been to her store and she has an awesome inventory.

-- Joe

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WayneC

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#4 posted 1045 days ago

Another option is to look for a cheap #6 parts plane. The #6 is kind of the red headed step child of handplanes (no offense to red headed step children intended)....

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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StumpyNubs

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#5 posted 1045 days ago

Buy a Stanley #11 and cut the lever cap in half…

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SamuelP

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#6 posted 1045 days ago

ajosephg – Thank you. Great resource. My dad is on the hunt now.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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