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Author Topic: Cast Iron level  (Read 9140 times)

Offline Stevem

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Cast Iron level
« on: June 16, 2009, 01:57:44 PM »
Cam across a level like I've nere seen

24" Stanley carpenters level made of cast iron with brass bubble protector that spun around the glass tubes for protection during storage/transport.  In aboslout perfect working order.  Almost felt like workout equipment.
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Offline Frank Pender - AKA "Tail Gunner"

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Re: Cast Iron level
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2009, 09:03:40 PM »
Sounds neat.  I have never heard of one like that.

Offline Stephen Wiley

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Re: Cast Iron level
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2009, 09:09:31 PM »
Steve.........you can keep my scrench.  I'll be over for the level :laugh:

If it is as you describe ...........I'll show you an advertisement for it.

Offline Stevem

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Re: Cast Iron level
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2009, 12:30:49 AM »
Show me, please.  It belongs to grandma. 

It does need a little paint and the rust knocked offbut that's its only problem.  I used it monday leveling some floor joist.
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Offline julian the woodnut

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Re: Cast Iron level
« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2009, 09:02:57 AM »
The old cast iron ones are sure built to last. I started out carpentry 20 years ago with an old cast iron sands level. I remember the inscription on it"Sands levels are built ot last". That was no joke!

Offline mike p

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Re: Cast Iron level
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2009, 04:57:27 PM »
i use an old sands cast alum level im sure it nowere near as old as the iron one
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