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Dallas

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524 days ago

I just got my new branding iron from Brand New Industries!
It isn’t fancy, but it’s all mine.

No power tool for me either, this is flame powered, LOL.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!


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CessnaPilotBarry

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#1 posted 524 days ago

Very nice!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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RussellAP

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#2 posted 524 days ago

I got the electric one. I just can’t see the wisdom of fire and sawdust.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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derosa

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#3 posted 524 days ago

Screw wisdom, sometimes life needs to be a little more exciting to keep it lively. Really nice design, now you have to see how many items you can apply it to.

Just found the site you bought it from, I’ve handed the link off to the wife so she has an anniversary idea.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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Grandpa

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#4 posted 524 days ago

cousins wanted to brand their dad’s wood coffin with his cattle brand. They got it on fire. The wood was okay until the finish flamed up.

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doordude

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#5 posted 524 days ago

nice iron, but how big is it?

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Dallas

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#6 posted 524 days ago

doordude... It’s actually 1 X 2” small enough not to be intrusive but large enough to easily read.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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redryder

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#7 posted 524 days ago

That won’t be intrusive????

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 524 days ago

enjoy cool.

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Dallas

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#9 posted 524 days ago

redryder, On the bottom of a box, on the edge of a cutting board, in a little seen section of a cabinet, small places abound.

I didn’t want a huge iron like the one on the John Boos cutting boards, I think those are out of place, but that’s just me.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Roger

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#10 posted 524 days ago

That’s really nice. Did you make that design, or, was that one of their own designs? What’s it cost for something like this? Thnx in advance.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 524 days ago

I like the design and it will make you look more professional and even enhance the project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dallas

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#12 posted 524 days ago

The design is one of their standard offerings and I was in a hurry at the time, heading out the door to fix a problem with a camper, but it does seem to grow on me.

I’ve played with it some today and there is a knack to using it. I may take the the handle off and chuck it up in the drill press to apply even pressure.

The cost was $59.99 + shipping and took about 2 weeks.
They called me to ensure that I had put the correct letters on the form and asked if I wanted anything else. I think they said that this brand will take up to 9 characters.

Here is the one I ordered

Here is their home page

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Roger

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#13 posted 524 days ago

Thnx Dallas. Thnx for the links also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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grfrazee

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#14 posted 524 days ago

It seems to me like you could take a non-electric brander and make it electric by hooking it up to a cheap soldering iron. Maybe I’m oversimplifying things.

-- -=Pride is not a sin=-

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Dallas

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#15 posted 524 days ago

I think the mass would be too much for a 100W soldering iron, but I’m not certain. Maybe Russell will tell us what his electric iron has for an element.
I did see that the electric irons at Brand New Inc had 120W elements. I wonder how long they take to heat up?

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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