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    Restore throatless shear

    I had bought this shear at a DRMO auction many years ago and finally got around to fixing it. The areas where metal moves against metal had rusted together and wouldn't move at all. I got it apart and was able to clean it up. After I painted it, I applied oil to all of the metal to metal areas and it works great. I know the color is not what it was originally, but I picked the color that my Lista cabinets are. It works for me.Restore throatless shear-img_1498.jpgRestore throatless shear-img_1499.jpgRestore throatless shear-img_1500.jpgRestore throatless shear-img_1501.jpg

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    How does that anti tilt cam work without jamming the cutting action?

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    Thanks Texf1! We've added your Throatless Shear Restoration to our Metalworking category,
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    As the metal is cut, the right side is pushed downward slightly so you can keep cutting continuously. This shear is only supposed to cut 1/8 metal thickness. With the longer handle on it, I can cut metal slightly thicker. I haven't had any issues with it jamming as long as the metal to metal parts are oiled. Hope this helps.


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