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Colin Heseltine28/02/2019 18:20:44
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Does anyone happen to know the weight of an Excel Die Filer. Can it be lifted by one man.

Thanks,

Colin

Plasma28/02/2019 18:36:52
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Hi colin. The bench top model is a hefty machine but quite easy to lift single handed. I sold mine a few months ago and it easily fitted in the back of my saloon car.

I have a floor mounted Brevettata model now that weighs a few hundred kilos. Its staying put as I cant shift it lol.

Regards

Colin Heseltine28/02/2019 19:43:47
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It is the bench top model I was interested in. The fact it is a one man lift is the answer I wanted.

Thx.

T.B28/02/2019 22:26:28
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I just happen to have a bench top Excel die filer in bits awaiting some TLC

My bathroom scales say 53kg + 16kg for the motor.

Colin Heseltine01/03/2019 12:52:36
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So 69Kg. Might be a bit of a struggle one man, but I guess that the top arm and the bed would remove quite easily to reduce weight to pick it up. (and motor if it came to it)

Colin

Bazyle02/03/2019 10:18:44
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Edit - my earlier post was rubbish. It is sitting just on 9 stone including motor and arm. So if you can lift your girlfriend you can lift this. The over arm and table come off quite easily, and perhaps the motor.

Trouble is I now weighed myself so no donut for elevensies.

 

Edited By Bazyle on 02/03/2019 10:46:45

blowlamp02/03/2019 11:41:03
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Posted by Bazyle on 02/03/2019 10:18:44:

Edit - my earlier post was rubbish. It is sitting just on 9 stone including motor and arm. So if you can lift your girlfriend you can lift this. The over arm and table come off quite easily, and perhaps the motor.

Trouble is I now weighed myself so no donut for elevensies.

 

Edited By Bazyle on 02/03/2019 10:46:45

 

 

Have you seen the size of girlfriends recently? devil

Edited By blowlamp on 02/03/2019 11:41:48

Chris Evans 602/03/2019 17:22:01
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Colin, if you need a lift I am only just up the road to you. Chris.

Colin Heseltine24/03/2019 15:58:02
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Its definitely not light. Two of us picked it up and got it into my van.

It has he overarm for use with saw blades and currently has a thin file clamped in the saw clamp. Runs nice and quietly.

Looks as though I need to make the Roller Arm support bracket. Has anyone got a photograph of the same and or some dimensions.

Need to fit On/Off/NVR switch as currently just has a 13amp plug fitted on motor.

Need to find.make some files.

Colin

Colin Heseltine14/04/2019 16:37:22
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Does anyone have photographs of the file clamp mechanism in a dismantled state. I would like to see how it works before dismantling it.

Thanks,

Colin

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