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Scanned Craftsman catalogs
« on: January 17, 2011, 04:42:13 PM »
I only have 2 catalogs but I'm scanning the ones I have. I managed to get the entire 2010-2011 catalog scanned. I just need to get another catalog because I tried using the auto feed on my scanner and one of the pages tore up. I need to scan both sides of that page. I've also gotten 68 out of 116 pages of the 1970 catalog scanned. Once I get the rest scanned, I'll have to go through and crop each page.

Where can I upload the files to so everyone can get them?


1933 Craftsman Power Tools

1934 Craftsman Power Tools

1935 Craftsman Power Tools

1936 Craftsman Power Tools

1937 Craftsman Power Tools

1938 Craftsman Power Tools

1939 Craftsman Power Tools

1939 Craftsman Tools

1948 Craftsman Power Tools

1948 Craftsman Tools

1949 Craftsman Mechanics Tools

1949 Craftsman Power Tools

1957 Craftsman Power Tools

Craftsman 1970

Craftsman 2010-2011
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2011, 05:31:09 AM »
I will have the 1970 catalog ready Tuesday afternoon. I still need some place to put it so everyone can download it. The resolution is MUCH better that the PDF's from the Rose web site. I've got the 1966 and '89 - '95 catalogs on the way. The 2010/11 catalog is scanned and ready for editing. If anyone has a version of Adobe that lets you edit PDF files and is willing to help, please let me know.
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2011, 08:54:35 AM »
Surely someone can host these catalogues?! A most worthy cause!

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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2011, 11:38:08 AM »
Rusty is always the go to guy for questions like this. I would be lost without him.  shrugx
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2011, 02:30:08 PM »
Open up a free account on Mediafire --  www.mediafire.com

You can host large volumes of data on that site. I have a lot of my documents sitting out there as well.

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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2011, 05:00:24 PM »
Thanks GF. I think I'll do that. Gonna try to do the last of the editing on the 1970 catalog before I have to get some sleep. I got the 1966 catalog in today. I'll scan that in the next couple of days.

Does ANYONE have a full version of Adobe? The only editing that has to be done is to crop each page and some pages need to be rotated 180 degrees. My schedule is erratic and I'm trying to replace the head gasket on my wife car. If anyone can help, please let me know.


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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2011, 05:06:18 PM »
Matt,

You are aware the 1966 catalogue is already available, right? Are you just planning a higher resolution version?

I have a full version of Adobe. I'd be happy to help out on an "as time permits" basis.

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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2011, 07:29:12 PM »
I`m interested in the early 70s catalog as thats when I bought alot of my Cman tools. thumbsup2
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2011, 12:16:06 AM »
Matt,

You are aware the 1966 catalogue is already available, right? Are you just planning a higher resolution version?

I have a full version of Adobe. I'd be happy to help out on an "as time permits" basis.

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Yes, the scans I have are much higher resolution. The scans from Rose's are poor and you can't read the numbers in most of the item descriptions.

This is the cover at "fit to page"




This is one of the pages at 200%

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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2011, 05:44:35 AM »
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Where can I upload the files to so everyone can get them?


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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2011, 10:35:44 PM »
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Where can I upload the files to so everyone can get them?


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how large are the files, and are you setting them up as pdf.  Get back to me or pm me, I may be able to help you out.
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2011, 12:44:54 AM »
As you know, high resolution means a bigger file. The 1970 catalog is 115 pages and 155 mb. The largets catalog from Roses is less than 15 mb. I'm sure everyone will be please with the resolution. The file is in PDF format. I tried to ZIP the file but it didn't reduce it much. I've got it uploading now. As soon as it's ready, I'll post the DL link.
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #12 on: January 28, 2011, 01:18:22 AM »
Here it is.

Craftsman 1970

The nice thing about Scribd is that you don't have to DL that huge file to see the catalog. You can DL if you wish but not required.
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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2011, 01:31:53 AM »
Sweet! Downloading right now...

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Re: Scanning Craftsman catalogs
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2011, 09:59:54 AM »
Good job! I like scribd.com for this kind of work.
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