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Forum topic by felkadelic posted 05-11-2013 06:21 AM 606 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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felkadelic

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05-11-2013 06:21 AM

I have a #4 Stanley with some really shoddy looking/stripped out bolts. Is there a good source for them, or is it a matter of looking on eBay for spares or raiding from donor planes?


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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 05-11-2013 12:33 PM

You can get some of them from Stanley here. I have found that sometimes they work on old tools and sometimes they don’t. It is kind of a crap shoot, but they are not too expensive and worth a shot. Ebay is another source, sometimes you will see parts from a plane that someone has parted out.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Tugboater78

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#2 posted 05-11-2013 12:47 PM

From ebay, there is one seller nhplaneparts who is good to deal with

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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#3 posted 05-11-2013 12:56 PM

I generally just raid other planes.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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Bill White

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#4 posted 05-11-2013 03:31 PM

If all else fails, Highland Woodworking has totes, knobs, and all the needed hardware for plane resto.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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