nimba titan anvil review

But I also hate the placement of nimba and love Ernst's German anvils. Paste as plain text instead, × Keith, I am not as bad as frosty i not only will pick it up i will leave you a huge 60lb vulcan. Unread post by Martin Pansch » Sun Apr 20, 2014 5:31 pm How do you like that double horn versus a more English style? Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. It sits on top of the round horn. I love Nimba anvils and after months of perusing anvils and looking at their specs and asking people about them the only clear choice to me was Nimba, and then it became the choice over which Nimba. Blocks can be placed under the feet to make them taller. edit; I don't find the pritchel hole placement all that important as I use a bolster plate already and I already do all my punching over the hardie hole. Nimba anvils are HORRIBLE, you've made a terrible mistake! Might want to take a look at Rhino Anvils. The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is 602761628.   Your link has been automatically embedded. I am new to this site. The broad face provides ample striking surface for one or more strikers and is excellent for working both bar and plate. Have a new condition Nimba Centurion, only used 1 time for about 30 minutes, no better rebound for this size of anvil (or at least in my experience). Nimba Forge & Anvils, Inc. is a Washington Wa Profit Corporation filed on April 23, 2004. 8640 is very similar in composition to the more familiar 4140 tool steel except that it has half the amount of Chromium and instead adds Nickel as part of the alloy recipe. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Frosty, I want to say thanks to all that sent comments. Appropriate for the general blacksmith and the hobbyist alike, this size allows for mobility of anvil in the shop and is designed to be used both right side up and upside down as a bending swage.   Your previous content has been restored. H13 is an incredibly tough and durable metal. This gives the anvil a hard workable surface all the way from the tip to the tail, as well as the shelf on our big 440. Now, go find your own corner, this is one's mine. Send us a message for a shipping quote. have fun! Heck, you aren't going to do him a favor at all, you're simply trying to trade one addictive monstrosity of a tool for another! Log In Register. You can post now and register later. A 120 lb. There's only one thing to do, as soon as it arrives ship it here for safe storage, don't even bother unpacking it. Refflinghaus sells for $1150.00. Is causes enough of a damper for the ring but doesn't affect the rebound of the anvil. i appriciate it. The Nimba anvils are very good. I'm currently in the process of upgrading from my old and reliable beater to a fancy new anvil. It sits on top of the round horn. The papa rhino anvil is $950+ shipping, and seems to be a pretty good pattern 242 lber. Proudly created with Wix.com. Ok, after a lot of reading I've decided that I'm going to go with the Nimba Titan and hopefully never need another anvil. Russell Jaqua put a lot of thought into what he wanted to see in an anvil. I would love nothing more than to spend a couple grand getting the top of the line anvil but it's just out of my budget at the moment. Only to play devils advocate, the pritchel hole is fine for use as a shoeing tool. There's an anvil under nearly the whole face. I have no affiliation, and use a Nimba Titan as my traditional anvil.   You cannot paste images directly. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Jim Garrett and is located at 192 E Frederick Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Guess we need a octagon house for more corners. Get reviews, hours, directions, coupons and more for Nimba Anvils Inc at 192 Fredericks St, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Thanks for any input. The first issue, which knocked it out of contention when I was looking to buy a new anvil, is the placement of the pritchel hole. I'll have a few more when I mount it on my stand. OK, full blown case of anvil envy here. Lifetime guarantee, fully heat-treated, nickel-chrome-moly-manganese (8640) steel. Nimba Anvils uses a specialized 8640 alloy because of its proven toughness and deep-hardening capabilities. The Nimba anvils are generally considered to be one of the best that are manufactured in the U.S. but there are a couple of issues you might want to consider before buying one. But that is probably knittpicky as I wanted a perfectly smooth horn for sheet metal and not as rough as it came. Söderfors anvil with 439 lbs weighed, dated 1912 6. very rare german HPWH anvil with 570 lbs weighed , very rare antique anvil detail fotos of each family member below separately from 1 to 6 Nimba is expensive but the quality is so worth it. The anvil base sized to fit the anvil is 1 1/4 inch plate and includes integrated bending forks. A subreddit dedicated to the ancient art of blacksmithing. They are pretty, and from everything I ever heard Russel was a really good guy, I'm glad his wife has stayed in the business. http://www.iforgeiron.com/forum/f83/anvil-stand-help-10503/. Editor's Notes. SH , dated 1924 with 160,5 kg marked , weighed 351,5 lbs. No storage fees here in WNC. enjoy the hammer ride, Just did a Google search on Nimba Anvils. I'm finally getting serious about forging and replacing my piece of RR track, and living in Alaska there's essentially no market in used or antique anvils, so I've been looking for a quality new anvil. Nimba Titan vs. Baby Rhino anvil. Here is my review on the Aegis Avenger Titan and why I believe that this ship is overrated in Star Citizen. Share Followers 0. Neil is right, Russel Jaqua is the man. more room than you can think of ....and very sharp edges, Welcome aboard Keith, glad to have ya. Keith, they ring pretty good ...i have centourian....if you are used to a regular (london pattern) it will be like you just left outta prison... The nice, squat body allows more of the anvil face to be truly usable - don't have to restrict myslef to the portion of the face over the waist. I also like the Italian pattern tapered heel. i convinced the owner to roound one spot a little so u could forge a fork without leaving edge lines in it ..if i won the lottery ide buy one ! Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. All of our anvils are cast from H13. Nimba is expensive but the quality is so worth it. I am still undecided on the Atlas Mini Forge just because … There IS no waist. Nimba Anvils, Inc. is a Washington Wa Profit Corporation filed on September 10, 2007. While no anvil cast in the U.S. appears to be harder than 52 RC, that is actually pretty soft for an anvil face. Because of its exceptionally thick waist, the Titan anvil provides maximum striking resistance in a smaller anvil size. You're EVIL I say! To me, this seems like a terrible place to put it if you want to use it for punching. and free storage. With a Refflinghaus I'd be paying $1150 before taxes and shipping, so it'd probably be closer to $1400-$1500. Centaur forge shows them at $800 for the #150, and while the Nimba 120 lists at $999, if they have any cosmetic seconds I believe they give either 10% or 15% off. A friend of mine recently purchased a new anvil from another maker who advertised their anvil as 52 RC and dropping a 1" ball bearing from a 12" height actually dented the surface. Remember me H13 goes through a unique hardening process that ends with the entire tool hardened to our specs, not just the surface. Besides Thomas is already overloaded with this kind of dangerously addictive hardware. I know that overall I'll spend less than $1200 on a NIMBA and I'll still receive a nice tool albeit slightly less impressive and of slightly lower quality. Ken, A cure for this terrible addiction isn't properly appreciated and is unlikely to succeed if it's completely free. (that'll learn ya for danging at me!) However I think it might be useful for starting rings or chain. But that is probably knittpicky as I wanted a perfectly smooth horn … You will never wear it out, talk to a lawyer and leave to someone in your will (or won't). I'm aware that it's probably a perfectly fine anvil but I want the whole truth here. shipping for Jeremy Out of stock Hmmmmm? That $175.00 difference takes you from an anvil with a 50-52 RC hardness to an anvil with a 59 RC hardness and also gets you a fully usable pritchel hole. They are designed to make the anvil 32 inches high. Noticed your in Fort Bragg, Fayetteville here also. Titan, Centurion, and Gladiator Anvils The Titan Anvil (Top,120 lbs.) Search for other Business Coaches … 5. Because of its exceptionally thick waist, the Titan anvil provides maximum striking resistance in a smaller anvil size. The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is 602389129. Jan 15, 2017 - Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA.   Pasted as rich text. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Looks like a great purchase, I'm envious. Re: 120# Nimba Titan. As I only do propane forging inside, and coal forging outside. We don't want to take any chances with the mental health of such a fine old gentleman now do we? Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. It's chinese, but has been getting good reviews and seems pretty nice for the money. There is good advice in there. The titan it is an excellent anvil, but all their anvils have a great ring. Top. I wish Nimba would take some nice color shots of their Anvils all dressed up. I take those horribly addictive blacksmith tools and store them solely as a humanitarian endeavor! They have a very high pitched ring, try a trick that Tom Clark taught us, silicone the anvil to your base. October 26, 2020: We removed the Old World Forged, the NC Big Face, and the NC Cavalry all because of availability concerns. It's WAY easier to grind off a little more than it is to put it back. Good reply. Shipping on the 85 can cost between $75-$125. Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. ©2018 by hollandanvil.com. BTW - nice photo Darryl. This is an older one, about 5 years old, made by and dressed by Russell Jaqua. The titan it is an excellent anvil, but all their anvils have a great ring. Press J to jump to the feed. Frosty. Lifetime guarantee, fully heat-treated, nickel-chrome-moly-manganese (8640) steel. This is the closest I can come to giving a negative review: There's no step. Evil. Dang Frosty posted *exactly* what I was going to post! The Registered Agent on file for this company is Russell C Jaqua and is located at 353 Glen Cove Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368. I know there were two other posts about this one from a year ago and one from two years ago but I was wondering if anything has changed in that time frame. Login name. I spent a day or so dressing the horn and now it is much better. I have no experience with either but have read positive reviews for both. We harden them to 52-55Rc. Show off your latest creations or get advice on a problem. Here is my nimba after traveling 2000+ miles from port townshend to cape cod it was the big one and hardly used ... edges so sharp they cut! If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. They seem to be the best bang for the buck IMO. I was unaware of the emerson anvil, and although they are made out of 41xx steel, they seem to have mixed reviews and list their face hardness at 40-41 Rockwell. My biggest problem is that I'm very unlucky when it comes to money and if I sit on this too long I know something else will come up and require hundreds of dollars to fix or replace, I already have a dentist appointment coming up and I just know they'll find some excuse as to why I need to give them $500-$600 dollars. Unlike our other anvils, the 85 can be shipped via ups to your door. By The biggest problem that I'm seeing; there are only positive reviews, no one ever has a bad word to say about them and that just makes me think people are trying to justify spending $1100+ on a lump of steel. Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. The Nimba anvils are generally considered to be one of the best that are manufactured in the U.S. but there are a couple of issues you might want to consider before buying one. I don't charge storage! KHRH, Since you seem to know what you're talking about I'd be happy to look into any other suggestions you might have. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. × he Titan anvil, designed for the blacksmith, bladesmith, and metalsmith is equally well-suited to the jeweler. There is one more bad thing: It's darn near impossible to buy one used. I managed to sell a few knife and save enough to buy a new anvil. Well shipping it to me in NM would be waaaaay cheaper and I'd never tell your secret.... Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. The flat "horn" is very useful, and is where you can work short gaps without having to have a square-ish hardy stake. Jerry Fisher, Now Frosty you did tell him to ship it to you. By Ian Sayers, November 30, 2015 in Anvils, Swage Blocks, and Mandrels. 3. hand forged vintage anvil , as new !! Please consider registering guest. Enjoy your Titan! Our Association uses them in the training center. H13 anvil hardened to 52-55Rc. Beware those sharp edges, you may want to ease them off a bit if you do a lot of forging on the edge. Soon i'll have pics to show you my Gladiator on it's stand. The legs are 2 inch by 4 inch 1/4 inch iron. Anvils - Nimba vs Rathole Anvils - Nimba vs Rathole. I know it is a little late to ask but just wondering does anyone have any good or bad comments on Nimba anvil. We've added a selection of smaller and cheaper anvils in their place, including the Mophorn 88-Pound, the HappyBuy Single Horn, and the CO-Z Round Horn, all of which are perfectly good choices for beginners and amateurs. Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. It would be fine for a holdfast but that is about it. 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