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Posted April 13, 2013 - 07:10 AM

Here's what I am using:

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Posted April 13, 2013 - 07:19 AM

Has anyone ever fired one off like the old blacksmiths used to do?

 

Ben W.

I did about 30 years ago. Very impressive.


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 07:21 AM

Here's what I am using:

As long as it works. That's all that counts


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 09:10 AM

I'd forgotten how handy an anvil is.. I used to have one made out of a short piece of rail road track wonder where it went.

 

That's what I use.



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Posted April 13, 2013 - 09:33 AM

 I have several small anvils that I don't use because I'm afraid of hurting them.

 

You have to be careful. I broke mine with the rubber mallet!!


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 09:39 AM

You have to be careful. I broke mine with the rubber mallet!!

Sounds like you had a real quality anvil.



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Posted April 13, 2013 - 10:24 AM

That's a fine collection there Gravely :-) I like how you stacked 'em up together in that first pic...

 

I have a Vulcan #6 on my bench, and I use it often enough  to justify it's being there, but barely.  When I got it , the horn was chipped  and blunted pretty bad so I re-worked it so that it " looked right"  , and had a non- blunted  end.  A true collector might wince at the thought LOL.

 

There are a few other one's in my shop, but they are smaller and really just collect dust. My pops recently acquired a real nice Peter Wright, darn thing weighs well over 100#.  He intends to get it mounted up proper this spring with lead sheet and all.

 

Just a pic or two of my #6 rework...

 

 

 

 

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Posted April 13, 2013 - 10:36 AM

That's a fine collection there Gravely :-) I like how you stacked 'em up together in that first pic...

 

I have a Vulcan #6 on my bench, and I use it often enough  to justify it's being there, but barely.  When I got it , the horn was chipped  and blunted pretty bad so I re-worked it so that it " looked right"  , and had a non- blunted  end.  A true collector might wince at the thought LOL.

 

There are a few other one's in my shop, but they are smaller and really just collect dust. My pops recently acquired a real nice Peter Wright, darn thing weighs well over 100#.  He intends to get it mounted up proper this spring with lead sheet and all.

 

Just a pic or two of my #6 rework...

You did a nice job reworking that horn. Nothing wrong with repairing an anvil and making it servicable again.


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 10:38 AM

You have to be careful. I broke mine with the rubber mallet!!

I was just thinking of the same thing...."My son could tear up an anvil with a powder puff"!



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Posted April 13, 2013 - 01:01 PM

hi all davec here  im an old newby here

 

i have an 1885 fisher anvil 250 lbs and it is very handy in the shop,except when you want to move it. lol


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Posted April 13, 2013 - 02:27 PM

hi all davec here  im an old newby here

 

i have an 1885 fisher anvil 250 lbs and it is very handy in the shop,except when you want to move it. lol

 

Hey davec,  :welcometogttalk:   There is a member introductions section, and a whole lot more,  Enjoy the site!



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Posted April 16, 2013 - 08:31 AM

hi all davec here  im an old newby here

 

i have an 1885 fisher anvil 250 lbs and it is very handy in the shop,except when you want to move it. lol

Welcome to GTT.



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Posted April 16, 2013 - 05:34 PM

We have several in varying weights, definitely collect them here.

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Posted April 16, 2013 - 05:36 PM

No anvils here just yet, but they are just about the handiest thing in my welding class.

Hang in there, it is a great tool.






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