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2527. 8" tall, not including the wire:
2528. Around 3" long:
2529. 15" long:
2530. About 16" tall:
2531. 4-1/4" x 1-1/2", sent in by someone looking to find the exact purpose of this device:
2532. 6-1/2" long, take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt:
2527. An Auto Motor Heater, used on cold nights years ago to keep a car's engine warm so it would start easier in the morning:
2528. A saw set for the hand chain saw that was posted here last week, it was used to slightly bend the blades so that it would make a wider cut. This particular saw set had a flat side and an angled side, the point of it would be positioned between the section pivots and would be the indicator for the proper angle.
The leather case holds the chain saw, two handles, a file, and a saw set:
2529. A stand for holding a large ham:
2530. A Bergeon Multitest Watch Winder and Tester, it can hold up to 36 automatic winding watches:
2531. Probably a scale, haven't been able to verify if it had a specific purpose:
2532. "A Surveyor's Cross is a simple instrument for making alignments at right angles to each other. It has no movable parts. Its primary feature is vertical slits, hairs, or strings positioned opposite and at right angles to each other—inches or feet apart, depending on the form of the instrument. By lining them up, lines can be projected on the ground for a considerable distance."
The larger openings have a wire running across them that can be seen when looking through one of the narrow slots:
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Thursday, April 12, 2012
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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2530 is form making hollow shocolate items...ReplyDelete
2529 i guess it is a holder for slicing a piece of ham...ReplyDelete
2527. Kerosene heater for keeping orange trees warm during a cold snap.ReplyDelete
2530. Agitator for mixing the contents of vials snapped into place on the six arms. The assembly rotates while the individual arms spin.
2531 is part of a kit for building a beam scale; this goes on the weighing end and serves to balance the system out.ReplyDelete
2528 is a tool for cutting shingles.
Brass Surveying/Architect Cross, aka Cross staff head...ReplyDelete
2527 might be a mosquito foggerReplyDelete
If 2528 is really only 3", it must be too small for a shingle cutter.
Unless I post anonymously, is the "prove you're not a robot" really necessary?ReplyDelete
Word verification is either on or off, it doesn't offer me a choice to use it only for anonymous comments. But I'll try an experiment, I'll leave it off on Thursdays and Fridays and see how it goes. Thanks for your participation on the site.Delete
2528 - I think that this is a Saw Set for a Flexable one person saw, which was featured in last weeks posting.ReplyDelete
2531 appears to be a portable scale that can be preset to a specific weight, so as to tell if a fish is up to the limit or not quite quickly.ReplyDelete
The Bergeon Multitest was demonstrated at Baselworld but never went into production.ReplyDelete