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desmo11225

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Hello All once again , we have purchased a Sedgewick Mortice Machine , we do not know the Model Number yet , until we see it ,I've looked on the internet and it looks like Model 571 mark 1 and 2 ,is this the case you owners , also are there any handy tips we should know about and are they as good machines as the reviews. All the Best Every one. desmo11225
 

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Wonderful machines, I've got a second-generation one (I think) where the base was still a thick triangular piece of cast iron, the ones after that generation all had sheet metal bases. Pretty much nigh-on indestructible which is why there's so many on the secondhand market and they don't command too much of a price, there's just so many around and they just won't die! :lol:. The older ones had excellent Brook Crompton Gryphon Motors which just don't wear out provided they're looked after. The old Sedgwicks also had a spring balanced head on a chain, the modern ones have a counterweight on a chain.

 
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