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Steelmillal

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Last pair of shears
« on: March 15, 2020, 12:12:25 AM »
Greetings all,


Thought to share possibly the last pair of large shears I will intentionally buy. Since I use big bolts only slightly during a project, I've switched to hunting for small ones as I use them constantly.





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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2020, 10:22:14 AM »
Nice looking pair, by the shape they look like a large pair of Heinisch.
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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2020, 06:18:43 PM »
I have done a fair amount more on the second pair, the faces that the hinge hold together had to be closed down to get the right blade spacing which is a fussy and time consuming task. Blades have been hollow ground and lapped to fit and then sharpened and they are now performing well, they still feel a but heavy along side other pair of the same size but are very strong and the precision is excellent.

The handles still need to be painted with a 2 pack polyurethane and I have not made up my mind on the outside of the blades but they are shaping up well to be a pair I use on my own table.







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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2020, 06:28:34 AM »
Greetings all,


Thought to share possibly the last pair of large shears I will intentionally buy. Since I use big bolts only slightly during a project, I've switched to hunting for small ones as I use them constantly.





Can I buy them?
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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2020, 07:45:50 AM »
Trade maybe? Ive too many now and these were lonely and needed rescued. Looking for the button scissors and little trimmers much cheaper, too, haha!

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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2020, 07:22:40 AM »
Just give them to me for cheap. LOL
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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2020, 03:48:59 AM »
G'day All! Been an age of rural living, what, with the lockdowns and all. I've been reading everything on a tiny little screen. Thx for the mention of Libeco a few months back. That group needs more exposure.

Sharing a new pair of trimmers I had to buy a 13" to get the pair. I hadn't seen the little ones before. The trimmers are real nice for size. The big ones cut paper wonderfully, haha, and will be treated per usual to restore for fabric. Maybe Gauloises blues handles this time... DZ? Still need a trade for DDR knowledge, etc.

Y'all be safe, stay calm, and tailor on!

Best rgds, AL



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Re: Last pair of shears
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2020, 01:50:57 PM »
What do you need from the East Germans?
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