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2509. 8" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses on this tool and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2510. Around 5" diameter:
2511. Sent in by a visitor:
The arrow points to a toothed blade:
2512. 23-1/2" long, submitted by a visitor who is looking for the purpose of this device:
2513. About 7" long:
2514. Another unidentified item:
2509. A pliers style ice cube crusher:
2510. A Magnetic Pickup Tool for use with nails or other hardware, pulling the handle releases the objects:
2511. An apparatus that was used for repairing commutators, patent number 2,170,389:
2512. Probably a crossbow lever that is missing its hook, similar to the one on this page:
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.
2514. Still looking for an answer for this item:
The part on the left is made of wood:
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Thursday, March 22, 2012
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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2514 - I'm not certain what material the cylindrical object is made from. If it's brown glazed porcelain, it might be a tube insulator. I have no idea, however, what the metal attachment is.ReplyDelete
The owner of it just told me that's made of wood.Delete
2510 Magnet for picking up nails, screws, etc. When you pull the handle up the magnet moves away from the bottom plate and releases the items that had been picked up.ReplyDelete
2509 is used for skinning an animal carcass.ReplyDelete
2512 is a lever for cocking a crossbow.ReplyDelete
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. See: http://martindaleco.com/pdfs/Electricians_Hand_Tools/Coil%20Tamping%20Pliers.pdfReplyDelete
Thanks! Looks like a good answer.Delete