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Old 05-02-2013, 03:25 AM   #1
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ok, yes its a vise/clamp of some sorts, but what kind of project would it hold? its only 12". is it used in a drill press or mill?



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I've no idea.



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maybe a an old type board guide for a table saw?

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ok, i see it now, i had to move it around. its a brake. but again, for what?

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Soffit/ roofing trim?

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now that would make sense.

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Small unit, meant to be portable around a jobsite- perhaps for bending flashing?

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Small unit, meant to be portable around a jobsite- perhaps for bending flashing?
like a small portable sheet metal brake?
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In the manufacturing processes , they make all types of accessories. To aid in mass production and most of these devices are to aid in repetitive production modes , all pieces the same...!

PS:this is obviously from a much larger machine from the days of old...!

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flashing would make sense. im going with flashing brake.



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