Patrice--have you looked into something like this?? I have used their kits for carbon steel, with good results. The dips do a better job than the gels do, IMHO.
I am not associated, in any way, with either of these CL ads, so buyer beware. There have been multiple posts in shop talk for folks looking for motors and grinders, etc., so I thought I'd pass these along--mods, if this belongs elsewhere, please move at your discretion.
3 Baldor TEFC motors...
Thanks Brian--that makes sense.
I think this one is setup for a wagon tongue, because it looks like it would slide onto something, and is locked into position/retained by a large pin.
I'll check the screw and make sure it's in good shape, but it seemed to function well.
I hate passing...
I should have taken a pic. I'm not sure it had the base to mount to a stump, so I'm going to go back and look at it again.
If that were true, I'm not sure it's such a good deal--I guess you could always fab one.
Just found a sizeable, old post vise (~5" jaws) for $48 in an antique shop. The vise works well, but is there anything I should be looking for, for function, or that would make it a good buy/deal-breaker??
Scrapyard has recently put their 711 up for sale-- 7 3/8" of SR-101 for $119+$14.95 shipping. I know it's more than you wanted to spend, but looks like a nice knife. Very similar specs to a SOD and Swamp Works Camp Tramp. The way they build them, it ought to last you a good while as a dedicated...
Up for sale is a Microtech L.U.D.T.
It is brand new, and has never been used/fielded. I cannot find the original box, as I have stored the knife in a collector's case, since purchase.
The knife has a partially serrated blade, black matte finish, and green bolsters. It is the tactical...