published in ANVIL Magazine, March 1999
|1. Horseshoes unlimited
Now available from Horseshoes Unlimited are Copper-Coated Horseshoe Nails.
These steel nails are plated with copper at the request of several professional
farriers seeking an anti-fungal device. Currently available in five race,
5CH, 5SB, 6CH and 7RH. Contact Ray Steele 413/863-2443 or circle Reader Service
|2. Cooper tools
The Jim Poor Diamond Farrier Tongs
New, smoother reins and a 3/8” rivet make these tongs the most user-friendly
in the industry. A large depression in the jaws makes for more grip and holding
power. The tongs are made for specific sizes of bar stock: 3/4”, 5/16”,
3/8”, 1/2”, 7/16” and 5/8”. Contact Herb Buecher at CooperTools, 843/971-0083
or circle Reader Service No. 289.
|3. Grand circuit products
Grand Circuit Products announces the release of Medicated Tuffun Up. The
penetrating qualities of Tuffun Up enhance the absorption of Fungidye®
in concentrated form, resulting in an effective fungistat. This action gives
dormant, beneficial organisms an opportunity to grow a healthy foot, while
stopping the growth of destructive fungi. Contact Steve Bloom at Grand Circuit
Products, Inc., 800/872-6845 or circle Reader Service No. 103.
|4. Nature farms
Nature Farms introduces an entirely unique shoeing box that holds tools in
an upright postion. It has a lightweight, tubular steel frame and uses ABS
plastic trays and rasp holders which also decrease weight. These features
reduce stress and strain on the farrier’s back, arms and wrists. Also available
with 4-inch diameter casters (shown). Contact Joe Westphal at Nature Farms
405/527-2059 or circle Reader Service No. 167.
|5. Marshallton blacksmith supply
The Bosch Tapper Gun is being distributed to the farrier industry by Marshallton
Blacksmith Company. It features a Slimline Design for safe and sure operation,
as well as control electronics with speed adjustment for sensitive position
of the tap and for torque preselection. It comes with a side handle and depth
rod to stop the forward motion of the tap at predetermined depth. Contact
Mark Goodfellow at Marshallton Blacksmith Supply 800/257-9743 or circle Reader
Service No. 134.
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