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2521. 7" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2522. 9" long:
2523. 16" long, an unidentified item, the two end parts can pivot:
2524. The round brass piece is about 1" diameter:
2525. 10" long:
2526. The metal pieces are about 3" long:
2521. A mechanical billiards pocket:
2522. A bog shoe for use on horse's hooves, they were used to spread out the weight of a horse so that they wouldn't sink into wet, muddy ground:
2523. A fuel canister carrier:
2524. A hand chain saw for use on tree limbs:
2525. A combination fence tool, with a hammer, wire cutter, and fence stretcher:
2526. A set of watchmaker's stakes, they are metal punches shaped to press fit, rivet, and form various parts of the watch.
Update from a few weeks ago:
2513. These are wedge drivers for use when rewinding electric motors. Fiber or wooden wedges are used to hold the windings in the slots. The wedges are inserted into the box portion of the tool, and the insert is tapped with a hammer to drive the wedge. It keeps the wedges from bending or breaking.
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Thursday, April 5, 2012
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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2522 a snow shoe for a horse? something to be clamped to a hoof of a horse?ReplyDelete
2524 classic chain saw hand operated..
The rest i don't know
2523 - handcuffs?ReplyDelete
2524 - Part of a chastity belt?ReplyDelete
2521- Holy water bowl.ReplyDelete
2520- Something to do with watchmaking/repair.
2525- Fence tool.
2523 might be a pipe or post carrier. One guy can carry one large pipe with it, or two guys with two of them could carry two pipes.ReplyDelete
2523 - Horse Hobbles or handcuffsReplyDelete
2521 - Is a Holy Water fountReplyDelete
2523 - is a detachable handle for a small Acetylene tank, sometimes known as a Prestolite tank.
2522: snowshoe for horses?ReplyDelete
2522 These are mud shoes for horses. The Dictionary of American Regional English quotes some descriptions that tally with these specimens exactly.ReplyDelete
Good day. I like your blog post. It all looks fantasticReplyDelete