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Old 05-17-2019, 11:05 PM
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Tool guys, help finding tool


This video:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_1608p...ature=youtu.be

Around the 6:03 mark. Itís a spring loaded punch. All of the ones I find online are for breaking glass. This one doesnít seem to be that.

I need one and would appreciate any help identifying it. Thanks.
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That's an old timey automatic center punch. I haven't seen one in decades. You can get the modern equivalent at Home Depot or a real good one from a machinists tool supply house. They are adjustable to deliver whatever impact you need. Dennis

https://www.ebay.com/p/Automatic-Cen...mm/15028086172
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He's using a Spring Tool. They have a line of spring loaded punches and similar tools. I use that center punch a lot.

Spring Tools website

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I’ve got one. It was made by Starrett, not cheap, but you won’t find a better one.

Ok, looked at the video. I’ve never seen one like that, it’s pretty flimsy compared with what I’ve got. I use it for layout on metal, especially sheet metal.

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He's using a Spring Tool. They have a line of spring loaded punches and similar tools. I use that center punch a lot.

Spring Tools website
Perfect. Thank you.
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https://www.amazon.com/Spring-Tools-.../dp/B000PSFUO8



I found this one, but a bit late.
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I've traditionally used a hammer and punch for precision or an automatic for convenience, but now I want one of these, too!
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