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hoffman
03-19-2005, 11:04 PM
I found a neat little niagara 101 punch press. The tonnage isn't marked but it has about an 18" flywheel. Any ideas?
(I've always wanted my own punch press...)

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Hoffman in Warner Robins Ga

ibewgypsie
03-19-2005, 11:19 PM
Ahh hate you.
(not really)

Gee, there ya are finding some fun toys.

David

tattoomike68
03-19-2005, 11:22 PM
not sure of tonnage but the cycle time is very fast, they are great for cross hole punching tubing, and small gang punching ops.

pop, make $.25 as fast as you can feed it.

pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25pop, make $.25

you get the idea.

realy I just have built the dies, I never have run one, little gray haired ol ladys run the thing.

[This message has been edited by tattoomike68 (edited 03-19-2005).]

hoffman
03-20-2005, 10:11 AM
The shop I used to work at had me making punch press dies and setting the things up. Did a couple of progressive dies while I was there. Nothing that fancy though. Anyway I always thought they were interesting machines that could do neat stuff. scary as hell setting up a new die set though http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//eek.gif
Not sure how useful this little one would be but it's only about 2' high and weighs a few hundred lbs.
Maybe stamping out fishing lures...

CCWKen
03-20-2005, 11:15 PM
Where in the heck do you keep finding all this stuff? You hit the lottery too? http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif

hoffman
03-20-2005, 11:39 PM
I just accumulate nearly servicable junk and put a bunch of time in stuff. Currently working on the shaper, a heat treat oven, a milling machine and lathe #2...
Love that grader Ken!
Oh yea I got all the parts for that servo drive and finally put it back together... Then I got another one that works...

IOWOLF
03-21-2005, 08:46 AM
MIKE are you saying he should make quarter size slugs for vending machines. well It would feed the family wouldnt it?

ttok
03-21-2005, 05:06 PM
Little old ladies without fingers run the things - I prefer the manual type - a Jarecki die tryout press with a wheel - 23 ton capacity and all 10 fingers.

pop - $.25 - pop - $.25 - pop - ouch A.T.

caddy
03-21-2005, 08:14 PM
I've got a small one as well with about a 12" flywheel. It is marked as a "4 ton"

hoffman
03-21-2005, 09:32 PM
Hey Caddy, what in the world do you do with it?

snowman
03-21-2005, 09:41 PM
Make fishing lures...lots of them.

-Jacob

klemchuk
03-21-2005, 11:54 PM
I've got one with a four foot flywheel rated at 60 tons. I make really big lures!

Too_Many_Tools
03-22-2005, 02:56 AM
Where does one find the punches for these presses?

TMT

caddy
03-24-2005, 12:18 AM
Hoffman
Sorry to be so long without a reply. I came by it at a surplus joint about ten years ago and my sister used it for a long time to cut out stencils for her greeting card business. (pretty light duty)Since then I have been waiting for retirement to have the time to fix it after she dropped off the truck when she she returned to me!!