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3043. 7" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.
3044. 4" square:
3045. Sent in by a visitor:
3046. 16" long:
3047. Around 6" long:
3048. 11" long:
3043. This is an automobile valve spring compressor, patent number 1,614,218
3044. A protective cover for concrete reinforcement bars, also called a rebar cap, these are used as a safety measure to guard against possible injuries from exposed rebar, patent number 5,946,871:
3045. A potato planter, it can be seen in use on this page, patent number 634,483:
3046. An adjustable fire hydrant wrench, instructions for its use can be seen here.
3047. A shoe maker's corrugated burnisher for use on heels or the edges of thick soles:
3048. A BK battery kit, for holding tools and water for car battery maintenance:
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