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Forum topic by ToddJB posted 05-27-2014 11:29 PM 1175 views 0 times favorited 27 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-27-2014 11:29 PM

All, I’m try to build up a set of Stanley 750 socket chisels like the ones posted below.

They will say “Stanley No750 Made in USA” on the socket.

I have the 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1, 1 1/4, and 1 1/2

I’d be interested in 1/8, 3/8, 5/8, 7/8

I’d like it with the handle, but that’s not a must.

Please let me know if you’ve got any of these one offs kicking around, and what your asking price is.

Thanks!

- Todd

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built


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#1 posted 05-27-2014 11:30 PM

For some reason I can’t add a pic right now. Will update later.

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#2 posted 05-27-2014 11:36 PM

Pic added, albeit a tiny pic.

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#3 posted 05-28-2014 03:46 PM

Didn’t JayT just have some listed? Maybe those were other types.

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#4 posted 05-28-2014 03:49 PM

I did, but the two 750’s are sold. I still have a 5/8in 750 that I am keeping for now.

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#5 posted 05-28-2014 04:01 PM

Your so selfish ;)

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#6 posted 05-28-2014 04:27 PM

Hey now. Just to prove I’m not selfish, if you can find a vintage Swan 5/8 socket paring chisel, I’ll trade you straight across for the 750.

Heck, it doesn’t even need to have a handle, that’s how generous I am. :-)

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#7 posted 05-28-2014 04:37 PM

haha. Deal.

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#8 posted 06-05-2014 02:10 PM

Todd, guess what I just won on ebay? A vintage Swan 5/8 socket chisel. Seriously.

It’s actually a firmer, not a paring chisel, but the way I’ve been using the 750, it will be a great replacement. We’ll see what it looks like when it comes in, but I may be able to part with the 750. Still interested?

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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#9 posted 06-05-2014 02:24 PM

Nice work, JayT. PM coming.

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#10 posted 06-05-2014 03:08 PM

I may actually have a 5/8 Swan paring chisel Jay, I would have to check. I know I have a few Swans (3-5 maybe)...I was trying to piece together my 4th or 5th set of chisels. I have hoarding issues. I love their logo.

Todd, buddy you are chasing some of the less common and more expensive ones. I am not sure I have any “extras” in sizes you do not already have. I too seek the 1/8 and the 2”. Typically the most expensive of the bunch. I may actually call off the search soon. Maybe some day they will just appear for me in the wild.

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#11 posted 06-05-2014 03:17 PM

It’s a fool’s errand, Shane. But I’ve never been accused of having a lack of foolishness.

I actually bought two 1/8” ones off ebay about a month ago (poor pictures), but when they showed up they were really 1/4” that someone had hacked the sides off of… classy.

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#12 posted 06-09-2014 09:13 PM

1 1/2” FOUND. Thanks!

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#13 posted 08-25-2014 11:12 PM

1 1/4 found. Anybody have any of the 1/8th sizes laying around?

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#14 posted 08-25-2014 11:22 PM

Great job! You may find that 1/8 this weekend…

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#15 posted 08-26-2014 02:24 AM

Fingers crossed. I’m taking a measuring tape and a backpack!

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