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Weaver Model E Tire machine

Post by George Hand » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:39 pm

Wondering who is using one?, I am also looking for the dimensions for the bead breaker handle spring, was broke when It was given to me 57 years ago. Thanks George


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Re: Weaver Model E Tire machine

Post by OilyBill » Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:59 am

I found the patent drawings at a site known as "Castle Equipment".
Apparently they were the successor company, but they seem to have made a real effort to show their earlier "Weaver" equipment. They even have a section on the correct colors for early "Weaver" equipment.
I think the patent drawings would be of limited help, EXCEPT they must show how the device actually works, so you should be able to put all the parts in relative position, and determine, at least to start with, how long or short something should be. You may have to experiment a little, but if you cannot find a manual, it would be the next best thing. I'd get some thin mild steel bar (1/8" thick or so) and trial fit until I was ready to try for an actual replacement part, which is when I would go to the heavy original steel thicknesses, etc.
That looks like a very nice machine. All the Weaver stuff seems pretty tough and heavy duty. They show a "Tire Spreader Machine" to open up tires for rubber repair patches on the interior, and that machine should scare the leak right out of the tire that is rolled up to it. When it's applied, you have a working area for your tire patch work that is the size of a dinner plate!


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Re: Weaver Model E Tire machine

Post by DHort » Wed Jul 01, 2020 2:41 am

I believe Adam Doleshal has a Weaver, but I do not know what model it is. Works great on clinchers.


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Re: Weaver Model E Tire machine

Post by mortier » Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:05 pm

My spring measures 8" long total, made of two straight pieces with round bends at each end. The coiled part (22 coils) is 2.75". The spring steel is .108"D. The top part (straight with a hook) is 3.5" long. The hooks are face opposite directions. Attached is a sketch.

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Re: Weaver Model E Tire machine

Post by George Hand » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:01 pm

Philip Jamison, Thank you for looking at your machine & giving me the information on what size that spring should be. Now I am on a spring hunt, it works fine but I feel it would be easier with out the lever flopping around. Thanks again George

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