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Hand Strength
John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

At an exhibition in Paris, in the year 1905, ‘The Luxembourg Hercules’ John Grunn Marx bent and broke three horseshoes in the span of 2 minutes and 15 seconds. One of these horseshoes is shown above. Marx was descended from a long line of blacksmiths and was famed for...

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George Jowett’s Anvil

George Jowett’s Anvil

"In the old days, anvils were made in various sizes, and in a smithy shop you could always find three or four of different weights. A light anvil would be about seventy-five or eighty pounds and used for straightening nails, or light riveting. The others averaged...

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Tag:
Hand Strength
John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

John Grunn Marx: The Luxembourg Hercules

At an exhibition in Paris, in the year 1905, ‘The Luxembourg Hercules’ John Grunn Marx bent and broke three horseshoes in the span of 2 minutes and 15 seconds. One of these horseshoes is shown above. Marx was descended from a long line of blacksmiths and was famed for...

read more
George Jowett’s Anvil

George Jowett’s Anvil

"In the old days, anvils were made in various sizes, and in a smithy shop you could always find three or four of different weights. A light anvil would be about seventy-five or eighty pounds and used for straightening nails, or light riveting. The others averaged...

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