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Found this in the barn

Postby Redcub » Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:24 am

Turns over steaks real nice on the BBQ. :wink:
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Re: Found this in the barn

Postby farmallcub49 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:50 am

That is a babbitt scrapper for fitting babbitt bearings such as used on Model T's or old saw arbors. I have used them several times on model t's as we have few.
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Re: Found this in the barn

Postby Billy Fussell » Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:36 am

Yep, it is a bearing scraper as we called them. We had machinery that used babbit bearings. When we had to replace them, the new ones were re-poured babbit that had to be fitted to the shaft. Out with the scrapers and prussan blue, and go to work.

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