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12-08-2012 03:35 AM

Topic tags/keywords: cool old clamps

These look like some nice ones.

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#1 posted 12-08-2012 03:49 AM

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

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#2 posted 12-08-2012 04:03 AM

Those are cool lookin’!

Dang, if only they had quick release!!!

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 04:15 AM

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

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 04:20 AM

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 12-08-2012 04:58 AM

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

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#6 posted 12-08-2012 05:13 AM

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 12-08-2012 05:34 AM

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

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#8 posted 12-08-2012 05:57 AM

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 12-08-2012 09:16 AM

good luck on those clamps Dan ,look like a steal

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#10 posted 12-08-2012 09:28 PM

Good one Dan

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