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Forum topic by waho6o9 posted 02-19-2012 07:00 PM 1121 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-19-2012 07:00 PM

I purchased this from Garrett Wade years ago and still have all the pieces. It’s from England and it’s the first plane I purchased.

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 09:45 PM

It sure is PURDY!

Much purdier than my first plane purchase(yesterday):

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 02:26 AM

Interesting, I have never seen an 078 with only one guide bar. I hate the feel of the iron tote but when I get a chance, I am going to wrap mine with bicycle handlebar tape :).

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 02:45 AM

I’d like try the Record 078. I think the Record iteration is superior than the Stanley #78.

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