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Forum topic by brucenjen posted 10-09-2014 03:15 AM 1122 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-09-2014 03:15 AM


The only markings say “Craftsman Made in USA”. The replaceable blade is 3” long.

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#1 posted 10-09-2014 03:24 AM

I believe it is a type of flexible “vixen” rasp or file. If you can still find flexible replacement blades for it I’m sure it would excel at removing wood in hard to get at spots or contoured surfaces.

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#2 posted 10-09-2014 04:03 AM

Interesting – you r lead led to the identical and older model 152 Vixen Reveal tool that was meant to hold several different contour blades. The Heller tool is brass with a smaller blade, perhaps. Apparently, Craftsman bought or copied the Vixen.

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