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Lucky find

by JCamp
posted 09-30-2018 09:32 PM


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lumbering_on

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#1 posted 09-30-2018 10:15 PM

Any markings on it?

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#2 posted 09-30-2018 10:21 PM

Very cool find.

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#3 posted 09-30-2018 10:48 PM

Looks like a good usable tool with a new handle to me.

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#4 posted 10-01-2018 01:35 AM

I couldn’t see any markings but it is rusted pretty dang bad from ground contact. I kinda doubt I’ll b able to clean it up enough to get a name off of it. Hope to clean it up well enough to make a user out of it tho. I’m off for a week so I’ll hopefully get it usable soon.

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#5 posted 10-01-2018 02:36 AM

Is that a sledge hammer head…? It’s kind of hard to make out, but that’s my guess….!!

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#6 posted 10-01-2018 04:30 PM

Most sledge hammers I’ve seen don’t have a name on it, but it may have been on the handle. It may also be a drilling hammer. That is one with a short handle for use with a star drill. Can’t tell the size.

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#7 posted 10-01-2018 04:35 PM

Most sledge hammers I’ve seen don’t have a name on it, but it may have been on the handle. It may also be a drilling hammer. That is one with a short handle for use with a star drill. Can’t tell the size. Sledge hammers come in the 10 and 20 lb. size. Drilling hammers are a little lighter around 5 and 8 lbs.

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#8 posted 10-06-2018 02:34 PM

After about a week of the white vinegar working it’s majic I pulled it out and washed it real good then hit it with the wire wheel. Came pretty clean just doing that. I have no need for a real pretty sledge hammer so I don’t intend to take it much farther. It did had a stamp on it. I’m unable to make out exactly what it says but I do see a marking of USA on it. If anyone else cane make out what the brand is that would be great. Looks like to me it starts with a 2 or maybe a Z. It currently weights 9.2 pounds.


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#9 posted 10-06-2018 02:37 PM

I intend to buy a handle for it. I got no problem making a handle for a hammer but since this one weights so much I don’t want to take any chances. Does anyone have a preference between a wood handle verses one of those plastic type handles?

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#10 posted 10-06-2018 05:42 PM

with a wood handle being about 20 bucks after you snap a few you start thinking maybe that 140 dollar unbreakable hammer is so crazy after all. the fiberglass might be better than wood but those black unbreakable hammers are where its at for me. I don’t think you can buy one of those with out the hammer head though so maybe fiberglass is worth it.

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