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Offline DeadNutz

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Proto and Plomb
« on: September 19, 2017, 07:10:26 PM »
A friend is closing his pawn shop and moving it to Sandpoint ID where he now lives. He is having a parking lot sale on the 30th and loading up his semi trailer starting the next day. I had my eye on this Proto 3/8 drive set for a while and didn't want to miss out on it so grabbed it this last weekend.
It is in a decent condition 5295 box. The tools are like new with very little use. I liked it because it came with a 12" extension and also has a 9" Wizard , Kraueter 3" and 3" Proto extensions along with a Dayton 3/8dr ratchet. The sockets are 3/8 to 3/4 along with a 1/4 dr 3/8 deep socket and a stray CM 5/8.

I also got around to cleaning the Plomb 3/4dr 1-1/8 to 2" sockets I got several months back. The first pic shows after cleaning half of them in EvapoRust and the second pic after doing all of them. I hit them with a brass brush to get the black off which is common after using ER on cadmium plated tools while wearing a mask. There is some small stained spots in some areas but the 12pt broaching is in perfect shape so I have no doubt these are great sockets to use.

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Re: Proto and Plomb
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 09:11:10 PM »
Those sockets turned out nice. thumbsup2
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Re: Proto and Plomb
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2017, 12:22:13 AM »
Wow, those turned out very nice.  I love evaporust.
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Re: Proto and Plomb
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 07:56:39 AM »
Wow, those turned out very nice.  I love evaporust.

Wow, those turned out very nice.  I enjoy using evaporust, I love bacon.

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Re: Proto and Plomb
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2017, 08:30:28 PM »
nice.  the metal of Plomb tools is very forgiving. 

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