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British Alcosa Hand Cranked Blower and Ancient Forge

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okeydokey

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I don't need but have one of these (had it for years) the forge/legs etc are rusty and realistically need replacing, however the British Alcosa hand cranked blower seems pretty good.
Perhaps the value is in the blower?
Could someone advise please
 

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Dee J

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Nice little piece of kit. Bought a couple of similar blowers in the past @£30 each.
Just seen you've got it on Ebay with £150 start price. A bit of a stiff start if the pan and legs are on their way out.
 

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Thanks Dee J
Yes I plucked a number out of the air having seen another blower only (on ebay) that looks as if someone has wiped oil all over it has a missing handle and then they say its not been tested at £165. However if someone has a use for my one as a project with a worthwhile tool at the end of it then might be worth it, cheers
 

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Ive looked at it properly and the only bit that needs replacing is the "windshield" I will probably undo the various nuts bolts so its easily transportable. The sand/clay bit in the bottom of the bowl should I keep it or throw away?
 
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