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British Red hammer

Discussion in 'The Homestead' started by tommy the cat, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. tommy the cat

    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Hugh I can't remember what hammer it was you were after???
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    My mates got two boxes of old hammers here.......😉
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  2. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Kind of you to remember Dave, I'm after a 2lb or bigger cross pein or straight pein if he has one? Can't see one there, but can't make them all out?
     
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    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    I'm going to look now...
     
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    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Not a lot of markings on them Hugh nice weight I can weigh them if your interested in any....
     
  5. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    They look great but sadly I think they are all ball pein (they have a round bit opposite the hitty bit, I need a flat bit :))

    Thanks for looking though!
     
  6. Macaroon

    Macaroon A bemused & bewildered

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    Good steel to be used for adzes and hatchet/hawks @ £8.00 each, and they appear to have good handles, too.
     
  7. tommy the cat

    tommy the cat Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Sorry Hugh I thought you wanted ball pen my mistake....The search continues....d
     
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    drliamski Full Member

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    Does it have to be an old one br? I have a couple of peddinghaus that are nice cross peins
     
  9. British Red

    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Not at all, does need to be at least two pounds though :)
     
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    I have a 1.25 and a 1 cross pein and a 2kg lump hammer modded to flat and ball pein. Nice quality tools. From conrad tools I think
     
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    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Thanks but I'm after a more traditional shape rather than an engineers hammer :)
     
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    santaman2000 M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Amazon's offering free shipping.
     
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    Right. When you find a source lettuce know 😜
     
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    santaman2000 M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Not sure what you mean. They are there on amazon.
     
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    nitrambur Settler

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    Do you have a link?
     
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    santaman2000 M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    I just typed in "cross peen hammers at amazon." But here's a link: Cross Peen Hammers - Amazon.com

    20 pages of hammers from 4 ounces up.
     
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    British Red M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    That's the sort of thing. I'm hoping to find a fixer upper for a little less cash though I'm starting to doubt it!
     
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    santaman2000 M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    If your luck is like mine, you'll look for months (or a year or two) then give up and buy a new one. The nest day or so after buying it you'll find an old one in great shape at a carboot sale or a thrift shop.

    I'm thinking the best bet for looking for an older one will likely be an estate sale though.
     

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