Beast isn’t it?! The plate it’s made from is 1 3/8” thick
Very impressed with Kennedy so far, they extremely helpful and proactive.
I’d love an old machine but struggling to find a throat less one. Been searching on German eBay but will try French now as well. If not looks...
For cutting curves would you say a curved blade would be better than a straight one or is there not much in it?
Thanks for the offer Scott but I’m going with a firm called Kennedy grinding. They have a branch locally so they’re coming to collect tomorrow.
Thought I’d post an update on this thread.
The shear arrived from Germany within 4 days. It’s an absolute beast. £300 plus £150 shipping and...
Looking at getting some shears for cutting up to a max of .9 SS.
Need to cut the odd radius as well as straights.
Would I be best off with the...
Thanks for the offer Scott, I'll pull the blade/ blades out and post a pic. I've also contacted a few companies I found online this afternoon.
Only about 150mm. It’s an extrusion shear
Just to be clear I’m looking for a sharpening/ grinding service
Got a old mechanical shear and require the blades attending to. Any recommendations on firms?
Bought the ironworker above. It’ll be on its way from Germany next week. Will let you know how I get on. Gave £300 for it so worth a shot.
My mate has a Bosch one and it really doesn’t like cutting any type of flat or any small round/ square stock, say less than 1/2”.
It loves hollow...
Here’s the one I’m currently looking at. What a beauty!
Ok I’ve look more into this and it seems there were two major manufacturers of mechanical shears/ ironworkers. Handhebelschere And peddinghaus,...
Yeah I’ve seen one of those on eBay, looks pretty good. Plenty of capacity for me and compact enough. Certainly would be a good option.
Thanks all. I’m not worried about punching plate or shearing anything particularly heavy in section. I just want an appropriately sized machine...
Cheers gaz, yeah I don’t have a plasma cutter but have considered one a few times in the past.
Would much rather a machine I can set up with a...
I’m fed up of using grinders and want to invest in some tools to cut my stock.
I’m limited on space and whilst I don’t MIND investing in...
Cherrs Hugh, had Teflon best but if steels ok then that’s great
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