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You will enjoy the experience. 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. I don't charge storage! 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. Enjoy your Titan! SH , dated 1924 with 160,5 kg marked , weighed 351,5 lbs. You will never wear it out, talk to a lawyer and leave to someone in your will (or won't). If I were looking to buy new today, and was looking in the price range that Nimba sells anvils for, I would most certainly buy a Refflinghaus instead. A 120 lb. i got a chance to use one at a tractor show for a couple days ... it was NICE ! Beware those sharp edges, you may want to ease them off a bit if you do a lot of forging on the edge.   You cannot paste images directly. 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. Since you seem to know what you're talking about I'd be happy to look into any other suggestions you might have. I am still undecided on the Atlas Mini Forge just because … Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. I have no affiliation, and use a Nimba Titan as my traditional anvil. (that'll learn ya for danging at me!) And here is a friends anvil on a standWelcome to the Nimba Family!!!! 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. Proudly created with Wix.com. 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. it was the big one and hardly used ... edges so sharp they cut! Designed for the blacksmith, bladesmith, and metalsmith is equally well-suited to the jeweler. Lifetime guarantee, fully heat-treated, nickel-chrome-moly-manganese (8640) steel. Dang Frosty posted *exactly* what I was going to post! Jan 15, 2017 - Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. Thanks for any input. Noticed your in Fort Bragg, Fayetteville here also.   Pasted as rich text. I offered to pick it up and leave him another Login name. This is an older one, about 5 years old, made by and dressed by Russell Jaqua. Seems kind of low to me. I wish Nimba would take some nice color shots of their Anvils all dressed up. But I also hate the placement of nimba and love Ernst's German anvils. While no anvil cast in the U.S. appears to be harder than 52 RC, that is actually pretty soft for an anvil face. BTW - nice photo Darryl. Neil is right, Russel Jaqua is the man. Nimba is expensive but the quality is so worth it. Unlike our other anvils, the 85 can be shipped via ups to your door. Refflinghaus sells for $1150.00. 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. and free storage. 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. Clear editor. I'm currently in the process of upgrading from my old and reliable beater to a fancy new anvil. Russell Jaqua put a lot of thought into what he wanted to see in an anvil. Hmmmmm? have fun! Refflinghaus anvils have the pritchel hole placed where it can be used for punching and the anvils are hardened to 59 RC. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. Frosty, I want to say thanks to all that sent comments. You're EVIL I say! It's chinese, but has been getting good reviews and seems pretty nice for the money. This is the closest I can come to giving a negative review: There's no step. Should you want to put that Titan on a metal stand, check out http://www.iforgeiron.com/forum/f83/anvil-stand-help-10503/. i appriciate it. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. It lists it's hardness as 51-54 which is better than a lot of cheap alternatives. The flat "horn" is very useful, and is where you can work short gaps without having to have a square-ish hardy stake. Custom height anvil stands can be made for an additional $100.00 and additional wait time. I bought an Nimba Titan and should receive it next week. Only to play devils advocate, the pritchel hole is fine for use as a shoeing tool. October 26, 2020: We removed the Old World Forged, the NC Big Face, and the NC Cavalry all because of availability concerns. There is one more bad thing: It's darn near impossible to buy one used. 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). I spent a day or so dressing the horn and now it is much better. 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. 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. Re: 120# Nimba Titan. The broad face provides ample striking surface for one or more strikers and is excellent for working both bar and plate. By Ian Sayers, November 30, 2015 in Anvils, Swage Blocks, and Mandrels. × 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. Paste as plain text instead, × The other issue is hardness. Other than that, I freaking LOVE them! 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. Ken, A cure for this terrible addiction isn't properly appreciated and is unlikely to succeed if it's completely free. Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. H13 anvil hardened to 52-55Rc. real top condition , marked 101kg = 222 lbs 4. Here is my review on the Aegis Avenger Titan and why I believe that this ship is overrated in Star Citizen. Get reviews, hours, directions, coupons and more for Nimba Anvils Inc at 192 Fredericks St, Port Townsend, WA 98368. I know it is a little late to ask but just wondering does anyone have any good or bad comments on Nimba anvil. Right now I'm torn between the Nimba Titan and Baby Rhino anvils. The titan it is an excellent anvil, but all their anvils have a great ring. The only complaint I have with them is I wish the horn was perfectly dressed. Display as a link instead, × Our Association uses them in the training center. But that is probably knittpicky as I wanted a perfectly smooth horn for sheet metal and not as rough as it came. Search for other Business Coaches … There's only one thing to do, as soon as it arrives ship it here for safe storage, don't even bother unpacking it. By 3. hand forged vintage anvil , as new !! 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 ! The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is 602761628. June 4, 2009 in Anvils, Swage Blocks, and Mandrels, Hi all Password. 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. But that is probably knittpicky as I wanted a perfectly smooth horn … 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. The anvil base sized to fit the anvil is 1 1/4 inch plate and includes integrated bending forks. ©2018 by hollandanvil.com. 8640 was developed during WWII due to a shortage of Chromium. I take those horribly addictive blacksmith tools and store them solely as a humanitarian endeavor! he Titan anvil, designed for the blacksmith, bladesmith, and metalsmith is equally well-suited to the jeweler. Log In Register. Guess we need a octagon house for more corners. All of our anvils are cast from H13. Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. Just did a Google search on Nimba Anvils. Editor's Notes. The 1" square hardie hole provides a substantial receptacle for … 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. Lifetime guarantee, fully heat-treated, nickel-chrome-moly-manganese (8640) steel. I am new to this site. It sits on top of the round horn. Well shipping it to me in NM would be waaaaay cheaper and I'd never tell your secret.... 5. Soon i'll have pics to show you my Gladiator on it's stand. 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'm going to send them an email today and see what the lead times are. Nimba anvils are HORRIBLE, you've made a terrible mistake! I have taken an interrest in making knifes and have been at it for a little over a year. 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. As I only do propane forging inside, and coal forging outside. But here are a few of my Gladiator. It's WAY easier to grind off a little more than it is to put it back. Share Followers 0. Quick View. H13 goes through a unique hardening process that ends with the entire tool hardened to our specs, not just the surface. Finest quality, double-horn, thick-waisted anvils. 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 Is causes enough of a damper for the ring but doesn't affect the rebound of the anvil. We harden them to 52-55Rc. They have been used for several years without much damage from newbies. Frosty. 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. There is good advice in there. Lifetime guarantee, fully heat-treated, nickel-chrome-moly-manganese (8640) steel. 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. If I buy another anvil it will be a centurion that I can have and leave outside along with all my coal forge stuff. Because of its exceptionally thick waist, the Titan anvil provides maximum striking resistance in a smaller anvil size. Besides Thomas is already overloaded with this kind of dangerously addictive hardware. There's an anvil under nearly the whole face. Shipping on the 85 can cost between $75-$125. Nimba Titan vs. Baby Rhino anvil. SHIPPING INFO.   Your previous content has been restored. Nimba Anvils - Made in the USA. What's a little shipping compared to a person's mental health? However I think it might be useful for starting rings or chain. 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. To me that is a no brainer. I agree, easing the edges is a good idea but only a little bit till you get a handle on how much radius if any you want on them. Neil Gustafson. I managed to sell a few knife and save enough to buy a new anvil. Good reply. Nimba is expensive but the quality is so worth it. VERY handy for many operations. The only complaint I have with them is I wish the horn was perfectly dressed. Nimba Anvils uses a specialized 8640 alloy because of its proven toughness and deep-hardening capabilities. Because of its exceptionally thick waist, the Titan anvil provides maximum striking resistance in a smaller anvil size. The papa rhino anvil is $950+ shipping, and seems to be a pretty good pattern 242 lber. Cheaper maybe but we're talking mental health here, NM is WAY too accessible you might have a relapse. Press J to jump to the feed. I also like the Italian pattern tapered heel. Upload or insert images from URL. Blocks can be placed under the feet to make them taller. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Russell C Jaqua and is located at 353 Glen Cove Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Asking $1200 (Cost on a new one is over $1600), prefer pick up only or can deliver within reasonable distance. 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. I'm aware that it's probably a perfectly fine anvil but I want the whole truth here. A 110 lb. 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. 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. Anvils - Nimba vs Rathole Anvils - Nimba vs Rathole.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Ken, What do you mean "not as bad as Frosty?" They seem to be the best bang for the buck IMO. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Jim Garrett and is located at 192 E Frederick Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. The Nimba anvils are very good. It sits on top of the round horn. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. No storage fees here in WNC. http://www.iforgeiron.com/forum/f83/anvil-stand-help-10503/. We don't want to take any chances with the mental health of such a fine old gentleman now do we? Keith, I think you will really like the Nimba. There IS no waist. Keith, I am not as bad as frosty i not only will pick it up i will leave you a huge 60lb vulcan. 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. The titan it is an excellent anvil, but all their anvils have a great ring. To me, this seems like a terrible place to put it if you want to use it for punching. shipping for Jeremy Out of stock Show off your latest creations or get advice on a problem. My biggest problem is that I have a very limited budget. Jerry Fisher, Now Frosty you did tell him to ship it to you. Top. The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is 602389129. × 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... Send us a message for a shipping quote. Titan, Centurion, and Gladiator Anvils The Titan Anvil (Top,120 lbs.) They are designed to make the anvil 32 inches high. With a Refflinghaus I'd be paying $1150 before taxes and shipping, so it'd probably be closer to $1400-$1500. The legs are 2 inch by 4 inch 1/4 inch iron. Frosty. Might want to take a look at Rhino Anvils. Please consider registering guest. It would be fine for a holdfast but that is about it. 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! Nimba Forge & Anvils, Inc. is a Washington Wa Profit Corporation filed on April 23, 2004. Dimensions are availble in the photos. I've gravitated toward NIMBA mainly because I like the shape and I can see how useful a lot of the surfaces would be. I have no experience with either but have read positive reviews for both. KHRH, 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. more room than you can think of ....and very sharp edges, Welcome aboard Keith, glad to have ya. A subreddit dedicated to the ancient art of blacksmithing. I'll have a few more when I mount it on my stand. OK, full blown case of anvil envy here. Nimba Anvils, Inc. is a Washington Wa Profit Corporation filed on September 10, 2007. Evil. Joking aside, I've heard nothing but good about Nimba anvils you'll be one happy camper with it. You can post now and register later. enjoy the hammer ride, Martin Pansch Posts: 312 Joined: Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:44 pm Location: Young America, MN. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. H13 is an incredibly tough and durable metal. They have a very high pitched ring, try a trick that Tom Clark taught us, silicone the anvil to your base. 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