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Old 02-17-2012, 11:16 AM   #1
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I picked up this 5 foot box and pan brake yesterday for $300.00 dollars. I bought it literally across the street from the hanger I work at. It has been setting outside their shop for a couple of years and a For Sale Sign was put on it last week. I finally got in contact with them and bought it yesterday. Some Kroil in the moving parts got everything moving again. I plan on tearing it down, sandblasting, and then repaint it. I will have to move it home in pieces as it will not currently fit through my home shop door. I estimate it weighting in between 800 and a 1000 pounds. I did some research on it and I believe it to be a Chicago Dreis Krump made in the 40's or 50's
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:23 AM   #2
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:25 AM   #3
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Cool neigh-bor! One more tool I will want to come over & borrow someday!

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Old 02-17-2012, 11:29 AM   #4
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He who dies with the most toys wins. Nice metal working tool. I am sure you will enjoy all the new projects you have planned for that. I have been lucky enough to be able to use tools at work but nothing beats having your own.

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Old 02-17-2012, 11:49 AM   #5
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He who dies with the most toys wins. Nice metal working tool. I am sure you will enjoy all the new projects you have planned for that. I have been lucky enough to be able to use tools at work but nothing beats having your own.

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I can use the tools at work also but nothing is better then having one on hand to just tweak that bend a couple more degrees. I really wasn't in the market to buy one and the seller jumped all over the 300 offer, I wish I would have offered 200 first, but I really didn't think he would take the 300 offer.
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Old 02-17-2012, 11:51 AM   #6
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Cool neigh-bor! One more tool I will want to come over & borrow someday!

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Sure come over and borrow it anytime, just bring the gang over to help load in the back of that new car you have.
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:03 PM   #7
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That is one fine looking box and pan brake!!! At $300, it was a steal. Just think of how inexpensive it was per pound. You also couldn't buy anything new to rival it for many times the price, if at all.

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