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    Lightweight No. 7

    Here's a rather strange modification on a No. 7:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Stanley-Bailey-O...item19bdcc46f2

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    Talk about a light weight What is with all those holes, air streamed

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    The modification is obviously for cooling purposes. It also allows better airflow for chip removal.
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    I thought they were for speed. The extra holes help to create a 'boundary layer', like on golf balls, to help get extra speed and distance...
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    Dang! I thought it was made in Stanley's Swiss factory.

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    actually some mutant termites got ahold of it and decided to retaliate against woodworkers
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