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« on: July 11, 2013, 01:54:26 PM »

I bought an old 5lb copper hammer at a garage sale the other day for $2.  Now my question is; what am I going to do with it?  Ideas?
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2013, 02:46:49 PM »

sounds like a very nice soft face hammer to me,  wont ding other metals if you have to drive out rivets or pins ( or drive em in)  you normally see brass in a mechanics tool box for that but copper would work.  sounds like a nice score
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2013, 02:49:09 PM »

I bought an old 5lb copper hammer at a garage sale the other day for $2.  Now my question is; what am I going to do with it?  Ideas?

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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2013, 08:53:00 PM »

My old man has one.   Only use it on soft material.  Cool to look at. 
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2013, 09:45:45 PM »

conversation piece.  hang it on the wall  grin  or...is the price of copper still up?
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2013, 10:52:35 AM »

If it's small it's to not mar steel when you use it.  If it's large it's probably to avoid sparks in a flammable environment.  You can always hang it on the wall...
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« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2013, 01:20:38 PM »

That was a great deal. Last I looked, scrap copper was around $4 a pound. 5 x $4 = $20.
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« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2013, 02:59:05 PM »

Poor old lady taken by a liberal again!
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