WTB Electric piston ring filer

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WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby PackardV8 » Tue Jan 03, 2017 5:30 pm

What do you have and how much?
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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby maxlre » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:13 pm

Buy the Total Seal it is less than 700.00 and you will love it. I have the ABS and Total Seal and both work good but I would recommend the Total Seal

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby bubbabbc » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:53 am

I have a Childs & Albert RF-112 in excellent condition. $375.00 plus the shipping. If you're interested, or want more details, please give me a call.

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby superpursuit » Wed Jan 04, 2017 6:20 pm

I have the total seal and I love it. Repeatable & accurate. It comes with dial indicator, dressing diamond & de-burring wheel. It does not have the radius's marked out on the clamping table so set up of different diameter rings takes a couple of minutes longer. I believe that it is the same one that Goodson sells.

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby PackardV8 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 7:44 pm

Goodson has two, one at $899 and another at $929. The list on the Total Seal is $699. Anyone know if it's just Goodson retail vs. jobber?
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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby Speedbump » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:41 am

Other than color, it looks just like the one I got from Total Seal two years ago for $600. As others said, it's the real deal. Just hurts the wallet for a short while.
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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby ec1 » Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:10 pm

Another vouch for the Total Seal...had one for two years and well worth it...stay away from the Proform and other Chinese ones!

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby big » Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:30 pm

I have used all of them I now have the A B S ring filer with the diamond face stone & I think that is the best one out there

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby PackardV8 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:07 pm

OK, you all talked me into the Total Seal and it arrived today. Haven't used it yet, but at first sight, it looks more like a $700 good idea than an actual $700 of machine. Will put it to work soon.
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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby wonlie67 » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:32 pm

PackardV8 wrote:OK, you all talked me into the Total Seal and it arrived today. Haven't used it yet, but at first sight, it looks more like a $700 good idea than an actual $700 of machine. Will put it to work soon.

Yep. But worth it.

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Re: WTB Electric piston ring filer

Postby engineguyBill » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:47 am

I use an ABS ring filer and it works very well. Have looked at the Total Seal tool and it is very impressive. They manufacture the ring filer at their plant in Phoenix.
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