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Dan'um Style

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602 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: cool old clamps

These look like some nice ones.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain


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#1 posted 602 days ago

Cool I’ve never seen any like them. Thanks Dan.

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#2 posted 602 days ago

Those are cool lookin’!

Dang, if only they had quick release!!!

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 602 days ago

Sent them a email.
Hope they will meet me half-way.
Piqua is easily 60 miles.

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#4 posted 602 days ago

I have an old c-clamp with that kind of thumb screw and
it is one of my favorites. Those are very nice.

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#5 posted 602 days ago

half way in distance and price too? ;-))

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 602 days ago

looks like 1920’s iron

found a info link on wiki

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._C._Stearns_%26_Company

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#7 posted 602 days ago

Those are some beauties.. looks like the predecessor to modern bar clamps. Hope ya get em!

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#8 posted 602 days ago

I’ve got two stearn clamps; they’re the two between the jorgs and the HFs. These use a spring lever to sit in the notches along the bar and uses a crank handle to tighten things down. Very strong and powerful, I frequently do a search for them and have only seen one pair come up on ebay and sell for 140.00 each which is too rich for my taste. Even living neat Syracuse where the company was doesn’t seem to effect the ability to find the nicer ones.
The company is really well known for their saw sharpening vises and jigs from what I’ve seen scouring the internets.

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#9 posted 601 days ago

good luck on those clamps Dan ,look like a steal

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#10 posted 601 days ago

Good one Dan

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