I picked up a Pexto 137 stomp shear from Ebay. Seems in reasonable shape and the blades are sharp. The only problem is that along the far right side, the last 3" - 4" inches or so, the blade clearance is about0.006". This causes a slight lip along one edge when shearing thin sheets, ie ~ 0.025" or so. Everwhere else, the shear will cut a sheet of paper, but not on the right hand side. The back of the top blade support has a large screw that appear to provide a controlled bowing, but this does not seem to solve the problem. I'm thinking of putting a shim behind the right hand end of the top blade. Anyone have some comments?
17 years ago