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2803. Someone is looking to find out if these clamps were for a particular purpose, they are held together in this position by two screws:
2804. 28" long:
2805. Approximately 14" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win one of their funny T-shirts:
2806. Approximately 30" long:
2807. Submitted by a visitor who would like to identify this tool, it's 44" long, the blade at the bottom is 6" wide and the owner says that it looks like you can loosen the bolts to adjust or replace it:
2808. 8" long:
2803. As seen on page 131 of the Dictionary of American Hand Tools, a single clamp of this type is called a closed end clamp, the reason that someone connected two of them remains unknown.
They were most likely used by a woodworker, and are held together by two screws:
2804. A Remington Arms Company Blue Rock Trap Thrower for target shooting:
2805. A fly fisherman's line stripping basket, when fly casting there is a lot of loose line, wearing one of these baskets on the waist allows it to hold the line and keep it from getting tangled:
2806. A Denney Corn Planter, four kernels are released when the handle is pushed down, patent number 15,035:
"S.L. Denney's Pennsylvania Corn Planter, Patented June 3, 1856"
2807. No answer yet for this tool:
2808. A lockout/tagout device for use with multiple padlocks, when working on a large machine in a factory, a device like this is used to lock the power switch in the off position with a number of padlocks so that several people can all work on the machine and it can't be restarted until all of the workers are out of harms way and have removed their locks:
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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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2808 for locking somehthing with up to six padlocks simultaneously...ReplyDelete
2804 a throwing machine for clay pidgeons...
2804 is a skeet / clay pigeon throwerReplyDelete
2808 is a lockout. You put it through the hole a single padlock would go through, and each person who needs to lock the circuit out locks the others side. When the last lock is removed, you can remove the lockout
Agree with Charles on both.ReplyDelete
2805 is a stripping basket for fly fishing so your line doesn't get tangled.
06 looks like the tool they use to drain soccer pitches in case of heavy rain.ReplyDelete
Ask President Obama what 2804 is....five dollars to a donut he wouldn't know!ReplyDelete
#2804 is a clay pigeon thrower for skeet shootingReplyDelete
#2808 is a lock-out tool to protect workers from electrical energy sources (like electrical panels and switches)when working on equipment. It holds numerous locks, each controlled (keyed) by a different department to make sure that the equipment doesn't start up while under maintenance.
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2807. Since we are past the contest and into guessing, this looks like an overly complicated tool for harvesting sod.ReplyDelete