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I never seen another. I bought this years ago when Scrantion lace closed down.
It takes a BIG tractor to move it around.

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Another picture



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Oh..... Lucky. lucky you. That is a thing of beauty.
 

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Although it might have been used as an anvil table for many years I'm betting it was originally the base for a high pressure hydraulic press. We had a couple presses in the shop that had bases nearly identical in size and shape. Both were used to bond rubber parts to steel super structure. THe ears on the corners look like they could have been the mounts for vertical components
 

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Wow as neat as that would be to have, I wouldn't want a tool that weighs more than my shop.
 

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Wow as neat as that would be to have, I wouldn't want a tool that weighs more than my shop.
Why Not?

Handy in tornado country...hold the shop in place...

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Although it might have been used as an anvil table for many years I'm betting it was originally the base for a high pressure hydraulic press. We had a couple presses in the shop that had bases nearly identical in size and shape. Both were used to bond rubber parts to steel super structure. THe ears on the corners look like they could have been the mounts for vertical components
My thoughts exactly ---
 

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Nice! But what about the rest of that load? Are those FairbanksMorse air compressors?
 

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Acme Steam engines... This is a photo I shot before I removed them from the factory.

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Why Not?

Handy in tornado country...hold the shop in place...

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LOL Maine has Noreasters not tornado's :)
 

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Nice find on the Acme engines KB.
 

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Wow as neat as that would be to have, I wouldn't want a tool that weighs more than my shop.
If I had a big enough shop.... I'd love to have that beast. Today...with my makeshift shop, its out of the question. That said... If someone offered it to me for free, I'd take it and store it for my future workshop. Might never get to getting my real workshop, but hey... We all need to have something to dream for.
 

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It's big enough and heavy enough that I can let it set out side of my shop without
worrying that someone might walk off with it and the rain does not hurt it a bit...
 

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In name of the Metal Gods...I rename your "table" to.....
DIABLO!! Destroyer of hydraulic rams!
 
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