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  1. Tolliver in the driver's seat waiting for me to fill up the van. His name means metal cutter in Italian. George
  2. Here is a droop picture for JHCC taken in the same way as Barry's. The level has a magnetic strip on the bottom and it is wedged with the quarter so that the right hand side is in contact with the anvil. In other words the measured droop on the left is the total from left and right sides. If the level is allowed stick to the crest in the middle, I can barely push the quarter under each end, so that means 1/16" at each end.
  3. A second Rigid Peddinghaus No. 9 for comparison Another newbie here. I've been lurking for a few months and discovered this thread a few days ago while waiting for my Peddinghaus No. 9 anvil to arrive. I went to the shipping company depot today to pick it up and dropped a 1" ball bearing on it from various heights before loading it. The anvil was wiped down with acetone first. The rebound in the center seems very good, dropping off a bit towards the edges. Measured carefully once I got home, it is 37.5 inches out of 40 or just over 90% near the center. Interestingly the ba
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