God knows how many decades this has been sat up there. Wondering if anyone on here can tell me if it’s a good one or for the bin?
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:lol: You couldn't if you tried.ED65":1v53mjoz said:At the risk of sounding like one of the fools MikeG warned you about above......
I'd at least clean it up to the extent of getting the paint off the sole. With a little luck that might be all this plane needs.ED65":1r0nni02 said:.........before you do anything else, and I mean anything, see how it works.
........ So all the work to get the sole flat/flatter would have been wasted. The only way to find out either way is to test it out and see.......
This was near the end in English manufacture of Record planes, and quality control was poor. That's not to say it isn't a good plane - rather that the chances of it being carp are much higher. Like others have said, try it out before making any decisions on it's future.AndyT":3amkpm27 said:The plane itself is branded Record Marples which puts it at mid 80s to early 1990s...