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    Using a GF Staking Tool

    The only problem I have encountered with Evapo-Rust is that if the tools plating has rust under it it will loosen the plating will flake off, I have used it a lot on antique tools and gun parts..
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    Using a GF Staking Tool

    What is the full name of the tool maker?
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    Using a GF Staking Tool

    The screw is not supposed to come out these tools usually last several lifetimes if they don't rust up the bottom and insides are where your troubles are, something may be wrong or broken(Maybe someone used a pipe wrench on the knob) what the knob does is loosens a cam movement taking the...
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    Using a GF Staking Tool

    How about a picture showing the bottom of the tool for the works for the tool is in there removing the screw has probably messed up the works. there is no lifting in most tools you loosen the knob on the back usually 1/4 turn then twist the plate to the hole you need and alien it with the...
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    When looking at all the K&D catalogs and pictures I have there is also a difference in the lower ring machined into the stump the Elgin ones are squared off and the Walthems have a wedge on the top of the ring and squired off lower part of the ring Some of my stumps are squared of some seem to...
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    I was looking closely at your picts and to me it looks like the hole tapers could these actually be the ones for Waltham staffs.?
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    I was never able to score a set with the micrometer adjustment setup.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    I have a standard inch precision steel pen set that goes from .011 to .060 good and cheep metric ones are harder to find. I will probably try your make it your self pin gauge as a learning to use my lathe project.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    I have these two and another one that getting its case cleaned and refinished the dark one is almost complete and de-rusted the blond one is waiting for attention. like you I have another 150 stakes and around 50 stumps to finish up all three sets and when i get one complete I will sell the other 2.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    I have tried your way and ordered a used 99 and 99a stump just to see.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    is this what you need?
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    H found 2 in my sets with the 5.79 head Dia. but no way to determine the hole size.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    In my book "The Watchmakers Staking Tool" by George G. Lucchina and Archie B. Perkins it shows the #99-99A as a Elgin staff staking stump with #99 with a 1.50 hole an a 99A with a .89 hole.
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    Input regarding scroll saws sought.

    I have an American made RBI scroll saw very well made with an adjustable speed DC motor but alas they have been pretty much ran out of business as usual by cheep imports it is setup for metal or wood.
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    The elusive K&D #99 stump?

    Do you have a photo of the Stump?
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    Magnifier

    One time while i was getting my teeth cleaned I asked the lady if i could try her custom made binocular magnifiers and was amazed at the clarity and focus of them every thing was crystal clear from about 4 -10 inches and the light source was bright but when I asked the price it was way over...
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    Using Sherline lathe to remove riveted balance wheel

    No mater which way you use start at your lowest rpm and work up or you will have a pretzel on a split balance.
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    Bulova 300 Universal Movement Holder

    Do you still need a copy of the manual for the Bulova tool if so on is attached
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    What are these?

    Nice balance poising tool if the blades are not chipped.
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    Uncle Larry's

    Sad News I have purchased many things from Larry's including my Boley Lathe was a great place for reasonable priced quality items.

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