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#4497210 - 08/24/17 06:10 PM Scored a nice bench grinder
Fattylocks Offline


Registered: 12/21/16
Posts: 45
Loc: Lemont IL
Craftsman 1/2 hp. Smooth as glass and spins forever after powering off. Should clean up nicely.
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#4497219 - 08/24/17 06:24 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
OTCW Offline


Registered: 05/07/17
Posts: 49
Loc: Tennessee
Nice. Looks very solidly built.
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#4497223 - 08/24/17 06:32 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
larryinnewyork Offline


Registered: 02/10/12
Posts: 838
Loc: One Step Beyond
Always good to score on an older tool that you can put to good use.

I have an older one from maybe the 1960's.
Left Spindle - Grinding Wheel
Right Spindle - Wire Wheel

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#4497241 - 08/24/17 07:03 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
bioburner Offline


Registered: 09/19/16
Posts: 1418
Loc: Minnesota
I have a 50 year old plus Craftsman floor drill press. Still runs as good as when the family got it in the 60's. Don't mind a bit of age as most of the stuff was built in the USA
Your new to you grinder will do great job of sharpening tools and bits


Edited by bioburner (08/24/17 07:05 PM)
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#4497250 - 08/24/17 07:13 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: bioburner]
Boczech Offline


Registered: 11/19/05
Posts: 465
Loc: Norcal
Congratulations on the find !! I am looking for one myself. :--)


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#4497258 - 08/24/17 07:37 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
cpayne5 Offline


Registered: 12/28/05
Posts: 583
Loc: Virginia
Very nice. They are great machines. They are known as the Craftsman block grinders. There are a few threads over at garagejournal.com about them.

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#4497533 - 08/25/17 07:50 AM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 6882
Loc: Marshfield , MA
Heh heh I found mine at the dump, 25 yrs ago. I mounted it and use it to wire wheel anything I can fit against the brush. The even older one I use for grinding is a Taiwanese model that works great
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#4497695 - 08/25/17 11:39 AM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 29402
Loc: NY
I was too lazy to take the one my FIL had when he passed away. We ended up leaving it with the house, I'm still kicking myself! I did take a bunch of his tools and put them to good use. The grinder would have been a perfect addition to basement shop.
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#4499616 - 08/27/17 05:06 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
Rick in PA Offline


Registered: 01/04/03
Posts: 3197
Loc: Southeastern, PA
I do believe that's the same model we had at the service station I worked at back in the '70s. A stalwart and smooth running piece of machinery.
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#4505773 - 09/02/17 08:04 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
9050lx Offline


Registered: 11/07/08
Posts: 101
Loc: FL
Bought one of those at a garage sale last year.Don't recall the name of the manufacturer for craftsman though.Mine was late 70's.

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#4505841 - 09/02/17 09:46 PM Re: Scored a nice bench grinder [Re: Fattylocks]
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Registered: 10/22/09
Posts: 2391
Loc: Wet side WA
Talking about tools Sears has their blow out sale on right now some good price on Craftsman tools.
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