LumberJocks

CT CL Alert - #78 Clone?

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Trade & Swap forum

Forum topic by chrisstef posted 12-18-2011 05:28 PM 973 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View chrisstef's profile

chrisstef

15678 posts in 2474 days


12-18-2011 05:28 PM

CT LJ’s heres a more affordable cl alert … it appears to be a #78 clone, both depth adjustments appear to be there.

http://hartford.craigslist.org/tls/2738018760.html

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk


5 replies so far

View Bertha's profile

Bertha

13003 posts in 2161 days


#1 posted 12-18-2011 06:05 PM

It’s a Craftsman. I’d pass.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

View chrisstef's profile

chrisstef

15678 posts in 2474 days


#2 posted 12-18-2011 07:13 PM

Aha .. thanks for the info Bertha. I knew it didnt look like a Stanley but wasnt sure who the manufacturer was.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

View Loren's profile

Loren

8315 posts in 3116 days


#3 posted 12-18-2011 07:55 PM

It’s got the parts on it. If you need one of those planes, it’s
not a bad deal, imo. Not collectible but certainly functional.

View poopiekat's profile

poopiekat

4226 posts in 3202 days


#4 posted 12-18-2011 11:56 PM

The circular scribe/spur is the only item that makes this Craftsman better than the Stanley.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

View Bill White's profile

Bill White

4459 posts in 3428 days


#5 posted 12-19-2011 12:09 AM

Not an investment plane, but the old Craftsman stuff wasn’t bad. Same as the old C’man tools. May need some tuning, but could be a user.
The new stuff is crap (my opinion).
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com