Racine power hacksaw

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Jeff in Pa
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Racine power hacksaw

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A couple weeks ago I purchased an old Racine power hacksaw off Craigslist. I also located a older 1-1/2 hp Wagner motor too. I made a different plate to mount the motor and a longer jackshaft since I had to put both pulleys on one side of the shaft. Here's a slideshow of how I got it and the modifications I made.
http://smg.photobucket.com/user/JRD77VE ... hack%20saw

It has patent dates of 1908, 1914 and 1918 on the access cover and was originally powered by an overhead flat belt. 8-)

I got everything together and here's a video of it's second cut ( while I owned it )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDdJc_509bc
125 & 125 with hydraulic lift

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Tom Scott
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Re: Racine power hacksaw

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Jeff - That is real cool! Pretty quick cut too...
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