Thursday, May 22, 2014

Set 546

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3181. 3187. 18" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.

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3188. 7-1/2" diameter:

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3189. 10" long:

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3190. 9" long:

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3191. 4" long:

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3192. 3-1/4" long:

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3181. 3187. This is a seed stripper for harvesting grass seed:

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3188. The title of the patent for this device says "Draft Regulator For Heating Furnaces," and text on it reads "Air Blast Regulator." It works "by reducing or closing the entrance of air to the fire or by slowing the draft by introducing air into the uptake-flue, or both," patent number 472,305.

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3189. The owner of this tool said that it was a stamping hammer, though the stamp that was added to it has worn away:

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3190. A Bell System knife or cleaver for cutting cable:

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3191. An Edwards wire rope gauge:

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3192. A Lufkin telescopic bore gauge, it can be used along with a micrometer to measure the diameter of a hole:

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6 comments:

  1. 3188 A damper control from an old home heating system.

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  2. 3190 Cable splicing knife
    3191 Drill/rod/pipe diameter gauges
    3192 Inside micrometer

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  3. 3181 - Grass seed scoop
    3189 - Modified hammer, possible nail holder attachment
    3191 - Rope or Cable gauge

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  4. The round metal item talked about on the rec side is a "hand warmer"

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    1. Sounds like a good answer for it. Thanks

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  5. 3191 - a set of radius gages
    3192 "telescoping gage" - they are put inside a hole and opened, then locked, withdrawn, and measured with a mic/calipers See http://www.travers.com/99565-57-016-597?Category=UserSearch=inside%20T%20gage

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