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Old 11-27-2008, 10:36 PM   #1
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Default Thoughts on Snap On PH50E air hammer?

Any thoughts on this item? I have a chance to buy a used one in good working order for 60$ with a few bits in the case. Go for it? Anybody actually have this model or know how much it originally sold for? It seems to be in great shape.

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Old 11-27-2008, 10:47 PM   #2
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Default Re: Thoughts on Snap On PH50E air hammer?

it's the older model of the ph3050 i believe. definatly worth $60.
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Old 11-27-2008, 10:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: Thoughts on Snap On PH50E air hammer?

Thanks. Is it a good hitter? A lot of the shorter barrel air hammers don't have any cajones....
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Old 11-28-2008, 10:11 AM   #4
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Default Re: Thoughts on Snap On PH50E air hammer?

I dont have that exact model but I will tell you once you have an air hammer you sure will be glad to have it around. They sure make some tasks, that used to be difficult or stubborn, easy.
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Default Re: Thoughts on Snap On PH50E air hammer?

I have one,its been a workhorse over the years.It broke the flutter dic inside a year or two ago and it was a bear to get the part.Snappy dealers wanted to send it for flat rate repair for around 100 bucks,all i wanted was the ten dollar disc to fix it myself.Finally found a dealer who got me one and its up and running again.Had to order one for a newer model but it fit perfectly.Its a good strong hitter,sometimes to strong,I had to buy a cheapy for doing buck rivets cuz the snappy was to much gun.
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Old 11-28-2008, 12:59 PM   #6
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I had to buy a cheapy for doing buck rivets cuz the snappy was to much gun.
Air hammers and Pneumatic Rivet Guns are NOT the same thing. A rivet gun is very controllable and will drive/buck rivets such as aircraft rivets easily They are rated by their power, 2X, 3X, 4X are most common, but they go up to 9X which we use at work for removing frozen/stuck pieces on airplanes.

Air hammers hit very rapidly and are generally not very controllable, much more of the all or nothing type.

One bargain for someone, is this, don't know anything about it, but I'll bet it is great for knocking out ball joints, cutting the heads off of steel drums, or splitting muffler pipes. For the money, its a no lose situation, esp if you combine it with other items to keep the shipping reasonable.

http://www.surpluscenter.com/item.as...5&catname=misc



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