Cleaning old Starrett tools

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It’s a more modern tool! But from the 20’s, 30’s or even 50’s, I can’t say – at least without seeing it. And maybe even then, I couldn’t tell. Dating Starrett tools is not now an exact science like Stanley planes. I’ve discussed my “type study” of their early rules with a fews folks who are knowledgeable and it seems to hold. There are few study rules available to me with provenance and Starrett catalog “cuts” are not to be trusted as entirely accurate based on evidence.

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Known for a broad collection, it’s a good place for a novice to start.

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Posts 11 I’ve cleaned up lots of machinist rules from a negelected state, including many combo square rules. Yes, I have too many combo squares! Also, they look uncleaned, as in not a trace of overcleaning which to me can look garish. Just a nice clear semi shiny surface finish similar to what they started out with, and completely readable.

Founded in and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company () is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions.

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In the early s, he put together the partnership that created Starrett City, an investment that Mr. Deane died at 89 in , leaving his estate to Carol and their two children. To make matters even more emotionally fraught, Carol had been a friend and college classmate of Mr. Deane did, however, establish sizable trusts for each of his children, which contained shares in Starrett City. Advertisement Continue reading the main story Patrick Gerschel, another limited partner in Starrett City, is also part of the dissident group.

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Starrett Tool Markings

This square is a model no as marked on the blade. It has some discoloration and pitting but is dead on straight and square. This is the largest size caliper made by Starrett. They are 24in long and in near-perfect condition.

Definitely built in the `s perhaps more of a carpenter`s tool chest or trunk type flip top-till w/tray. Material possibly bird`s eye meaning birds eye maple, or Chestnut. Research does show much chestnut in .

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This years competition welcomed more than young competitors from all over Canada and thousands of spectators cheering them on. The machines were equipped with tooling supplied by Sandvik and students were provided with precision measuring tools provided by Mitutoyo — both supplier partners of Thomas Skinner. We take that commitment very seriously and are proud to support this great event. Special recognition goes the following competitors for finishing at the top in their events at this year competition: Haas provided five machining centers for the competition, and featured milling operation demonstrations at a display during the event.

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Antique Rules and Rulers

Starrett Dating Info Bill, I can’t make out the top rule, but the bottom rule is or more modern. And probably more likely a today rule. Starrett tool dating has been discussed in other threads. Despite what one might find about Starrett dating on other websites, I believe the Roger K Smith study of catalogs is the most correct. Roger Smith is well known for his studies of Stanley plane dates.

The L.S. Starrett Company, founded in , manufactures more than 5, variations of Precision Tools, Gages, Measuring Instruments and Saw Blades .

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I was sent a message from the supplier before they were shipped and he said that they were made in china but very good product So, they turned up today and aside from a few things out of place, it is a very good caliper, not a geniuine mitutoyo, but a good fake. The plastic casing doesn’t fit the best and the gib adjuster screws are not central to the plastic casing holes. All 3 had a broken tab on battery cover, apparently another tell tale sign.

Jul 27,  · Starrett tool dating has been discussed in other threads. Despite what one might find about Starrett dating on other websites, I believe the Roger K Smith study of catalogs is the most correct. Roger Smith is well known for his studies of Stanley plane dates.

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In my toolbox, I keep a big Craftsman screwdriver for big jobs. I bought it in the late s and it’s now a bit worse for the wear. In the early s, I purchased a backup which I keep in my other toolbox. It’s a Fuller , easily identifiable to tool aficionados by its characteristic transparent yellow molded acetate plastic handle with red top. The model is slotted aka: Overall length is just over 11 inches.

The shaft is hardened chrome-vanadium steel and still retains its original shine. The red top is a little beat up from being hammered – I sometimes use my big screwdrivers as a chisel, even though I have a perfectly good chisel somewhere. I can never find it when I need it.

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