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Millers Falls No.12 (dismantled)

A superb quality tool that sets the standard for breast drills.

 

The No.12 is one of the best basic breast drills, its well designed and has top level build quality; using one is a pleasure. If your after a budget breast drill to get the job done they don't get much better than this.

 

Design

 

Weight: 2.62kg

Length: 460mm

Crank Wheel Diameter: 125mm

Chuck Type: 2-Jaw

Chuck Capacity: 12mm (accepts brace bits)

Chuck External Diameter: 38mm

Frame: Iron

Handle(s): Hardwood

Mechanism: 1-Pinion Equalised, Ball Thrust Bearing, 2 Gear change by re-locatable crank wheel

Special Features: Level, Extendable crank handle (for extra leverage).

 

Model Information

 

Dated: 1921 - 1957

Production Period: 1873 - 1957

Patent: Unknown

Made by: Millers Falls Co., Massachusetts, USA

 

Notes: The teeth on the gears are huge, even for a breast drill!

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Taken on July 19, 2016