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plaync_bns

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3 types of black hammer
« on: July 17, 2023, 12:28:45 AM »
Hi!
Recently got 3 Black Hammers. One of them is not “MADE IN USA”
What's different?

1. 9UA09148
2. 93UA18739 / MADE IN USA
3. 5B049200 / MADE IN USA / KBC
« Last Edit: July 17, 2023, 02:22:35 AM by plaync_bns »

 

Faball_Frenzy

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Re: 3 types of black hammer
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2023, 07:45:30 AM »
Pretty sure that the one that wasn't labelled "Made in USA" was made in the USA, earlier than the others.

I believe the first two characters in that serial number stand for:
9 - 1989.  In the 90s Faball started using two digits for the year
U - Utah manufacturing plant

bradl

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Re: 3 types of black hammer
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2023, 12:08:44 PM »
Pretty sure that the one that wasn't labelled "Made in USA" was made in the USA, earlier than the others.

I believe the first two characters in that serial number stand for:
9 - 1989.  In the 90s Faball started using two digits for the year
U - Utah manufacturing plant

You're close on that.

9 would be the year. In this case, 1989. so in this case:

1. 9UA09148 = 1989, Utah (Salt Lake City) plant.
2. 93UA18739 / MADE IN USA = 1993, Utah (Salt Lake City) plant.
3. 5B049200 / MADE IN USA / KBC = 1985, Baltimore plant.

BL.

plaync_bns

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Re: 3 types of black hammer
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2023, 10:25:57 PM »
I understanded why don't have it. Thank you! :D