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Old 05-24-2017, 05:44 PM
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Default The 5th shipment of Tommasini wheeling machines is now available for order

Peter has notified me that he is having an additional ten of his new wheeling machine cast and is again offering for six of them to be sent to the US. These wheeling machines in this last shipment are available for $3400 USD less upper wheel and lower anvils,as this lowers the shipping costs substantially. To acquire one, a deposit of $1700 is required to get on the shipping list. The balance of $1700 is due upon their arrival here in Rock Hill, S.C.. The finest US made upper wheels and four lower anvils are made by Joe Andrews at Hoosier Profiles. The specially designed cantilevered upper wheel and four full radius lower anvils are available for $800. The fact that payment can be made in three segments has been a major selling point for these wheeling machines. I am NOT in the metal shaping machine selling business. A conversation between Peter and a friend of mine (Jimmy Matthews) that bought one, ended up with both of us volunteering to assist in the disbursement of the machines that arrive here in the US for those that would also like to acquire one of this style wheeling machines. They are shipped by ocean container to the US, shipped by train to North Carolina, and delivered by truck to us here in Rock Hill, SC. where we disassemble the shipping container and make the individual wheeling machines available to those that have purchased one.


If the buyer is not close enough to Rock Hill, SC to come pick it up, I will contact Fastenal, get the shipping quote, put it on a pallet in a box and deliver it to the nearest Fastenal store for delivery for $140. I have had very good luck with the Fastenal. We have shipped wheelingmachines
from here in South Carolina to as far away as California and Oregon for under $220 including insurance, but shipping west of the Mississippi is now questionable at best using Fastenal. I will make an inquiry to Fastenal, and you are welcome to pursue other options, if you live west of the Mississippi. Current shipping costs in the noted areas has been in the neighborhood of $120 to around $175.

Payment is best made by using PayPal to the below address for the $1700. Be sure and send it to me as 'friends and family...' so that I receive the entire $1700 to pass on to Peter.

Please note their have been some slight price increases.


I can be reached at: wildcad@comporium.net or PM me. Accessories for this machine are available here: http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showt...t=15276&page=5

Here is a link to some pictures from a Peter Tommasini class at my shop that shows some pictures of the machines
that Peter has built.

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showt...eling+machines
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Old 05-29-2017, 01:49 PM
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For those folks that might be interested in acquiring one of Peter's wheeling machines, I have added a page to my own website to give more details on ordering and added some options for some accessories designed specifically for the use of Peters machine.

Here is the link: http://www.mantiquesresto.com/Restor...reditems2.html

click on the picture of the wheeling machine.
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As a satisfied customer, it's hard to say enough good things about Peter's cast iron English wheels.

After specifically wanting a cast iron English wheel for decades, I can honestly say I had never touched metal to any wheel before using a Tommasini English wheel last fall soon after I ordered mine. within two days (1 day wheeling from flat to unflat to flat to learn control and then making shape on purpose on day 2 with only blocking hammer, stump and wheel) I had made an accurate part that fit, ready to trim and weld into place.

It's what you imagine "the right tools" can do when you finally get them, even in the hands of a metal novice like me. It isn't magic, but it's not hype either. It was highly recommended to me and it was not misrepresented.

Don't get me wrong. I have a lot to learn. Having a legit world class tool like his cast frame wheel in my shop will certainly be a big help. Very, very cool...

Thanks again, Peter and Will.
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Thanks, Clint, you are very kind. Peter was impressed with how fast you picked up using the wheeling machine at his class.

I have added a picture to the website showing the areas that Fastenal is currently serving. This is a great resource for shipping things that weigh over 100 pounds and can be palletized, and are very cost effective as well. Current shipping costs in the noted areas has been in the neighborhood of $120 to around $175

Click on the picture at the bottom right of the page.

http://www.mantiquesresto.com/Restor...siniWheel.html
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Old 06-28-2017, 12:56 PM
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The first order of this 5th shipment has been taken. If anyone has an interest review previous posts for additional information.
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