interchangeable lever caps?

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Forum topic by 12strings posted 05-21-2014 08:43 PM 924 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-21-2014 08:43 PM

For 2 different no. 5 Stanley bailey planes… anyone know if a lever cap for a type 9 will fit a type 15?

I have a good type 15 with a broken lever cap, and the opportunity to buy a cheap type 9 that is in rough shape, but has a good lever cap.

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#1 posted 05-21-2014 08:44 PM

They will fit, just not be “proper”. :)

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#2 posted 05-21-2014 09:37 PM

Heck you could take a lever cap from just about any 2” blade plane and it will work.

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#3 posted 05-21-2014 09:38 PM

yep, all types all fit

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#4 posted 05-21-2014 09:43 PM

All except those with steel frogs, like Worth, Parplus, PEXTO, and the like. These will be too short to use.

Cast iron frog types, as long as the iron width is 2”, any should fit.

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