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#1161227 - 03/11/09 11:55 AM GeistHammer
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Has anyone in this forum ever used a GeistHammer? They are expensive ($300). I'm wondering if they are worth the money...

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#1161281 - 03/11/09 01:28 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: ranger]
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There's one on ebay Ranger! They look nice. I'd want to feel one before I buy...

Scooter
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#1161301 - 03/11/09 02:06 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: Scooters]
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Yes, it'd be nice to feel it before paying.

Have you checked the Faulk, or the Fujan?

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#1161393 - 03/11/09 05:01 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: Erus]
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Nice... I'll take 6.

Bet the Carbon fiber one comes with a stun gun!

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#1161489 - 03/11/09 07:44 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: Scooters]
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Here's another fine little device!

It's an Impact tuning hammer build by the Reyburn folks that bring you the RCT or Reyburn Cyber Tuner...

http://www.reyburn.com/cyberhammer.html

275 with Walnut and

249 with the rubber grip and stainless steel construction. Oh, a Brass Weight here too.

Scooter.
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#1161611 - 03/12/09 12:08 AM Re: GeistHammer [Re: Scooters]
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Thanks for that information, guys. I had heard of the Fujan and the Cyberhammer before, but not the Faulk. The GeistHammer I saw on Ebay looks nice. I have been using a rosewood extension hammer for many years. By looking at the pics I feel that some of these new tuning levers provide a more comfortable and natural grip that can offer better control. Maybe??

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#1161879 - 03/12/09 01:36 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: ranger]
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#1161886 - 03/12/09 01:51 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: Erus]
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I purchased a Charles Faulk hammer and I'm very pleased with it. The individually styled handle is very comfortable and each handle is unique. Good luck with your decision.


Edited by TsonicTsunami (03/12/09 01:51 PM)
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#1162177 - 03/13/09 02:53 AM Re: GeistHammer [Re: TsonicTsunami]
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I currently have a Faulk lever too, but am probably going to try Mayer Gluzman's Fujan knock-off.



http://www.tuningpindriver.com/

A couple of guys in my Chapter have bought this lever. One of them also has a Fujan but likes this one better because of the convenience of being able to use standard heads.

I also love my cyberhammer. However, my wife who's learning to tune has kidnapped it!
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#1162305 - 03/13/09 12:30 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: rysowers]
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Hmmm, looks like every RPT out there is coming out with his/her own version...

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#1171111 - 03/29/09 11:01 PM Re: GeistHammer [Re: ranger]
ranger Offline
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There's a GeistHammer on Ebay right now in case anyone is interested...

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