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Rhykenology #9: "Buck Rogers" planes from Millers Falls - Part 2

01-30-2014 07:55 PM by toolmike | 2 comments »

A tear-down of a Millers Falls 709, as per the Millers Falls advertising literature.

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Tool study #5: Millers Falls No.104 drill

12-19-2013 03:48 AM by toolmike | 0 comments »

A brief Millers Falls study of the No.104 “Buck Rogers” hand drill. This is a very aesthetically pleasing tool, but functionally it doesn’t work as well as some of their earlier models.

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Millers Falls "Buck Rogers" planes trade circular

10-10-2013 12:27 PM by toolmike | 4 comments »

This trade circular came from the Millers Falls catalog #49, printed in 1949. The insert was added at a late stage to advertise the MF planes 709 and 714, which weren’t added to the catalog until the next iteration of catalog 49 circa 1952. Incidentally, the planes had a list price of $8.50 and $9.00 respectively in the price sheet that accompanied the catalog.The real price of $8.50 is $81.00 in 2013 terms. If anyone would like a super high resolution image of this poster, pleas...

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