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Old 01-21-2013, 11:35:21 PM
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Went with a buddy who is thinking about possibly having a go at this big rock crusher. This thing is a heavy monster. From what the owner said its manufacture date is 1902...don't know where he came up with that info...Anybody out there have any info or thoughts about it..?? Whats a fair price ?? Are there many around..? Thanks...
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:44:46 PM
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Rock crushers don't sell for "fair prices". They sell for outrageously high prices. Sorry I can't be more specific. They're fun to watch run at shows.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:37:17 AM
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Neat looking machine and appears to be in great condition. Don't imagine there's very many of those still left. No idea as to value as never seen one like it in these parts.

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The Joshua Hendy Iron Works (there may've been earlier names) reportedly originally in Sunnyvale and later in Frisco and/or Berkeley, started making miners equipment for the Calif Gold Rush miners, gradually moved into heavier and heavier mining eqpmt, so 1902 could be spot on...
I have a note that there's a comprehensive history of the company online (but neglected to note website), that Kaiser et al bought controlling interest in 1940...
The company was involved in the Stutz-Mar crawler (no reported prod) and built the Johnson Toe-Hold, subsequently sold to Rumely, who sold as the Rumely Toe-Hold...
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Nice find,you sure manage to round up some interesting stuff!!
See it stopped raining for a bit.
Sorry can not help you with any information
Thanks for posting
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