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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2017, 11:36:04 PM »
If this was on another forum I would say "You Suck," but we're not, so congratulations on that sweet deal.

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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #16 on: October 12, 2017, 02:41:29 AM »
Thanks, guys!  th-smile

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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2017, 09:36:50 AM »

However it just now occurs to me that when Central sets were sold by Mac or Snap-on the tools still said Central, not Mac or Snap-on right?  sctatcherhead



Check out these links, UB.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mac-Tools-Central-Tool-USA-Dial-Indicator-Set-Machinist-Metal-Lathe-Milling-Ma-/272868562041?hash=item3f883bd479:g:4wQAAOSwcUBYRIiy


This set looks like it could have been made by GEM, the first two did not look like GEM sourced sets.
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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2017, 09:46:17 AM »
The last one is a central. If i remember I'll get pics of my central set today.

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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2017, 11:13:53 AM »
I think all three of the sets I linked to were made by central. At least Central offered identical sets. I know they now sell some import stuff, but thought all their U.S. made dial indicators were made in house. Is this correct?

here are some central branded sets for comparison. Looks like the same stuff to me.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.A0.H0.Xcentral+dial+indicator+set.TRS1&_nkw=central+dial+indicator+set&_sacat=0

Anyway, my point was merely that Central did put other peoples logos on their dials.


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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2017, 11:54:46 AM »
I need to post a pic of my GEM set because it is a spot on twin to that third set shown in every detail except for the name on the dial.
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Re: PROTO Precision Tools
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2017, 02:45:38 PM »
this is a central dial indicator I bought in 81 or 82.

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