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tt's Planishing hammer album (46)
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01 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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turret top frame 32.5" reach max opening 16"
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02 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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Deep reach throat 20" depth 20"
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03 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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standard? 18.5" reach 14" depth
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04 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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one i got with my Milwaukee reach is 21" depth 18"
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05 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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the motor mounting slot on the frame
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06 Frames Milwaukee/Snap-on/Bodymaster
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top is a floating type (ball)
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07 Frames die pin non-floating type
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this frame came without a pin so i made a non- floating type which holds the die fairly ridged
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08 Frames Floating die pin
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this pin allows for the die to adjust to the work
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09 Frames Floating die!
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The die is able to pivot on the pin
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10 Frames Floating die
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not a great amount of movement but some flexibility
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11 Franmes Fixed die pin
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shown in an early pic, this die is fairly ridged
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12 Frames Watervliet
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small stock frame 14" reach 11.5" depth
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13 Frames Watervliet
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large 22.5" reach and 16.5" depth
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14 Frames Chicago Pnuematic
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Stock CP frame FEnder iron 11" reach 10" depth
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15 Frames Chicago Pnuematic
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18" reach 16" depth
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Big Planishing hammer 01
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i have been working on this for 13yrs at least! based on a machine tha Leon Carpenter was selling.
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Big planishing hammer 02
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see long description for details on air motor
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Body Master motor rebuild 01
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B/M is similar to the Milwaukee on the left
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Body Master motor rebuild 02
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what it looked like after bead blasting
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Body Master motor rebuild 03
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pic of the missing frame adapter
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Body Master motor rebuild 04
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here it is exploded veiw! blowed up real good!
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Body Master motor rebuild 05
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valve body, still not working!
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Body Master motor rebuild 06
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Motor works! valve body does not?
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Body Master motor rebuild 07
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another look after the rebuild
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Body Master motor rebuild 08
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look at the plate before
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CP dies
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dies i have made so far, see how i made them in my die making album!
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CP lower die holder 01
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different size openings larger can be bushed down
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CP lower dies 01
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1.5" high UHMW polyethylene lower dies
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CP top dies 01
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slight differences undercut area on shank is slightly wider on one
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G.E.Denterazer
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this does about the same thing as a planishing hammer, teens thru the 20's read more!
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Heinrich foot valve 01
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costs about 40$ from Enco(in 2000)? does meter the air, does lock on if you press all the way down, heel release/shut off
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Ad from a 1947 Automotive Digest showing the floating dies!
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Milwaukee 01
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the business end of the milwaukee phammer
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Milwaukee 02
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decal still intact
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Milwaukee 03
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name plate
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Milwaukee 04
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fender reshaping tool
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Milwaukee 05
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air control valve
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Milwaukee 06
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spring loaded "foot"
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Phammer stand 01
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a cheap and easy stand, for mounting a hand planishing hammer more...
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yes that is me under my protective head gear!
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Watervliet Dies made so far
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See how i made them in the die making album!
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Weaver 01
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1930's planishing hammer Art Deco look about it!
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Weaver 02
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name plate
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Weaver 03
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business end
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Weaver 04
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a look at the release mechanism
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Weaver 05
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another angle




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