Thursday, December 20, 2012

Set 472

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2743.These three tools were all used for the same general purpose.

2743A.

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Pivoting the lever on each on these tools causes the slot to narrow:

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2743B.

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2743C.

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2744. Sent in by a visitor who is looking to find which vehicle this is from:

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2745. 7" long:









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2746. 9" diameter:

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2747. 6" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:

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2748. The wooden part is around 24" long:

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Answers:


2743.These three tools are all saw swages, "used to flare large bandsaw or circle saw teeth, which increases the width of the cut, called the kerf."

2743A. This one is a No. 6 American Shaper:

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2743B. A Crowell Band Swage Shaper:

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2743C. A No. 3 Band Swage Shaper:

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2744. This hood is from a 1935 Ford Deluxe 3 window coupe:

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2745. A Magnetic Rectifier, it is a vibrating type rectifier that was used for changing the direction of an alternating current to provide a direct current, patent number 1,179,515:









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2746. These are meat hooks for game:

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2747. This is a tie press that was made by John Corby Ltd for the Italian tie company Countess Mara, the button on the top releases the grip of the two metal rollers:

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2748. An American Indian whip for speeding up horses and for use in battle:

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11 comments:

  1. 2743 devices for setting a saw?
    2745 an electric magnet (is there missing a thing?)
    B.

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    1. Correct on 2743, 2745 is magnetic but there is more to it than that.

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  2. 2746 - looks like an old meat rack for curing meats or hanging them on to prep.
    2748 - looks like a grain flail. For when threshing was done by hand.
    ~Frau

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    1. You are correct on 2746 but not 2748

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  3. 2745 my wild guess is a model T battery charger?

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  4. 2747 - possibly a cigarette roller?

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  5. 2744 looks like it could be this one:

    http://auto.howstuffworks.com/1935-1936-stewart-panel-and-dump-truck.htm

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    1. Thanks, I'll pass your link on to the owner of it.

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    2. 1935 Ford.
      http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=752446

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    3. Looks like you nailed it, thanks

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