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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 06-14-2011, 06:01 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Oh, you intend to actually USE yours??? :Laughing2:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 06-14-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 136
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Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-04-2011, 07:56 PM
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

That my friend sounds like an outstanding idea -- IT's A DEAL! :thumbsup2:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-04-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

However, on the other-other hand if we continue to be demented perhaps one of those souls will cancel their CT-17 order & BCT will have a spare for me to order. :clapping1:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-03-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 136
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Yeah, looking at those I would say that you are right (again :)) -- it does appear to be a one piece screw. I didn't order one so you will have to let me know when you get yours.
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-03-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

You may be right (you usually are :)) but watching the CT17 video I see two different diameters on the adjusting screw so I assumed the larger diameter screw is also threaded on the ID & they are...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-03-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

As recall it works better with two different pitches -- say 72 & 48.
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-03-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

I remember that combination internal/external screw threading (screw inside a screw) from when I was an apprentice toolmaker -- it makes for an ultra precise adjustment which I don't think I've seen...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 05-07-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

I'm afraid I have to echo your comment, it doesn't seem that I'll be able to work again anytime soon so I'll just have to admire those tools from a distance. :thumbsup2:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-20-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

It would probably be a good idea to hard anodize it Michael. :rofl:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-18-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

My simple question is "why set BCT to task chasing their tails trying to provide multiple alloys & grinds"? We are after all talking about a block plane not a smoother intended to cut acres of...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-18-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

So then Joraft, the practical question is that if given all four (4) alloy blades is four separate BLOCK PLANES you will be able to label them after a fair test use? Want to bet??? :p
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-17-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 136
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Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Especially since we're talking for use in a small block plane??? :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

My uncle (Sam) got all of my plane(s) money yesterday -- it will be awhile. :cry:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

May 3 won't work for me, I wonder if there is going to be a cut-off date?
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Poto, You know good & well that YOU are going to own one of those at any price even if you have to get a second (or third) mortgage -- you have had this gem cooking in your brain a lot longer than...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

All that I can say is the man (Poto) has will power! To be sitting on this gem and not cracking -- You make a great spy under pressure.

Gee, I wonder WHO will get one of the very first planes out...
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Congratulations Michael & John. You just shot a hole in one on a par 5 hole! :clapping1:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-16-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

The price isn't bad considering the tremendous number of operations and the amount of very precise machining required.
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-15-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Sweeeet! :thumbsup2:

Price???
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 04-15-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 25,138
Posted By RONWEN
Re: The Bridge City CT-17 tool announcement!

Awww, go ahead Poto -- SPILL YOUR GUTS! Maybe he'll even give you a free one. :laughing1:

(I added it to my Google Reader to watch for any changes on the site)
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