CT CL Alert - #78 Clone?

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Forum topic by chrisstef posted 12-18-2011 05:28 PM 1074 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#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

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#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.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#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.

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#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!!

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#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).


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