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Forum topic by shipwright posted 05-17-2013 03:33 PM 4363 views 2 times favorited 26 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-17-2013 03:33 PM

This video has popped up a few places recently but I haven’t seen it here yet. It is a great look into the past … (when dogs had short tails).

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#1 posted 05-17-2013 04:00 PM

Very cool video. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 05-17-2013 04:06 PM

That’s a great video…very interesting and entertaining. Thanks for sharing this Paul.

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#3 posted 05-17-2013 05:02 PM

Thanks for posting this video. Just fascinating.

-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!

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#4 posted 05-17-2013 06:06 PM

Wow. That was really cool. Great job of video editing too.
I wonder if that dog lost its tail in one of the belts.

It’s great fun to have time to watch such things :)

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#5 posted 05-17-2013 07:10 PM


That’s the way to do it! ... if you can…

Thank you for posting it!

Yes… a place where dogs tails were made shorter… LOL

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#6 posted 05-17-2013 07:46 PM

this is a great video I stumbled on it a few years ago luv the way the do all the work

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#7 posted 05-17-2013 08:06 PM


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#8 posted 05-17-2013 08:11 PM

That’s the first I’ve seen that video. Boy, that is fascinating! Thanks for sharing! I love seeing stuff like that, manufacturing processes can be really interesting, especially old belt driven steam powered ones!

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#9 posted 05-17-2013 08:55 PM

Really cool. I want one!

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#10 posted 05-18-2013 01:19 AM

Thanks Paul for a look at this amazing set up.

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#11 posted 05-18-2013 11:56 AM

Thanks for posting Paul, I really enjoyed watching that one…..

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#12 posted 05-18-2013 12:52 PM

This is an engineer’s or machinist’s eye candy. Thanks

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 05-18-2013 01:14 PM

A great video, it answered a lot of questions for me. I got to see a machine shop that run off a line shaft a few years ago, i found out last year that it was sold and the new owners sold it all for scrap. another bit of history gone for ever.

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#14 posted 05-18-2013 01:27 PM

All those leather belts! One reason they killed all the buffalo. Still a neat view of a wonderful little plant. I hope they are still in business.

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#15 posted 05-18-2013 01:37 PM

Thanks for posting that Paul. I can watch that old stuff run for hours ans never get sick of it. Tru-Temper ran a steam powered mill near where I live until about twenty years ago. They had a big engine that generated electricity and quite a few smaller ones on various machines. They processed white ash logs into handle stock. Too bad someone did not do a video before they closed. If you have never seen it check out fast sawmill on Utube. It is of to Bakers running a Frick circular mill.

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