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Offline coolford

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2019, 04:20:03 PM »
No comments on the Walden socket set No. 3----so nobody knows any more than me about it??

Well, here is another old set by Bay State Tools.  They call it the Bay State Autokit and its early with the pressed steel sockets, but it does have a ratchet that reverses.  I think its complete, have not seen another to compare it with.

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2019, 08:13:14 PM »

http://alloy-artifacts.org/bay-state-tool.html

You have a fine set, there. See figure 6.
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2019, 06:37:04 AM »
Northwoods----Thanks, last time I checked Alloy Artifacts (maybe a couple years ago) he didn't list the autokit.

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #18 on: January 19, 2019, 06:57:50 AM »
Another great set coolford!!  I’m really impressed with the condition, originality and completeness of the sets you’ve been posting.  I’m looking forward to seeing more tools from your collection! 

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #19 on: January 19, 2019, 07:10:46 AM »
hello, Coolford. Another nice one!!! Regards, Lou
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #20 on: January 19, 2019, 07:41:06 AM »
Fantastic set.  I love the logo for Autokit!
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #21 on: January 20, 2019, 02:07:55 PM »
Walden socket set No. 27, the last one they sold in a wood box.  Box is supposed to be made of American Chestnut.  This one is complete according to the advertisement shown on Alloy Artifacts.  They apparently do not have this set.  I also have the No. 26 set which is  the same except does  not include the square sockets. 

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #22 on: January 20, 2019, 04:38:38 PM »
That is really something!

How do you come to have it?
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #23 on: January 20, 2019, 05:15:11 PM »
I bought this set on e-bay about 15 years ago, very incomplete and pieced it together over the years.  The most difficult items to find are the flat stamped wrenches and the top to the brace.  My No. 26 set is still in need of a couple of the stamped wrenches.  Looking back, I think i liked the sturdy boxes.

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #24 on: January 20, 2019, 09:24:34 PM »
Coolford, I want your address and the schedule for your next vacation trip. Damn, you have some nice tool sets!
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2019, 01:18:50 PM »
Hey papadan, glad you like them, here is the address:  Joe Dumbutt, 007 Deep Gully Trace, Barbed Wire, SD 3006.

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2019, 06:41:38 PM »
Hey papadan, glad you like them, here is the address:  Joe Dumbutt, 007 Deep Gully Trace, Barbed Wire, SD 3006.

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #27 on: January 21, 2019, 08:11:43 PM »
Wait just a dam minute there. I didn't know Coolford and Yadda were brothers, now I find out they are both Dumbutts! ;-)
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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #28 on: January 22, 2019, 04:08:03 PM »
Anyway, that can't be his correct address as i was there last week and it's only an empty lot.   :undecided:

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Re: Old socket sets from before WW-2
« Reply #29 on: January 22, 2019, 10:28:50 PM »
Anyway, that can't be his correct address as i was there last week and it's only an empty lot.   :undecided:
He got you Toad, the 3006 zip is North Dakota!
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