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3163. Take a look at Neatorama for more guesses and a chance to win a T-shirt.
3164. 9-1/4" long:
3165. 4" long:
3166. Sent in by a visitor who would like to find the purpose of this tool, 6-1/4" long, 9-1/2" long when extended:
3167. Another unidentified device that was submitted by a visitor:
3168. 16" long:
3163. This is a gunner's quadrant or artillery inclinometer, Italian text on it says “avanti” (forward), “distanza” (distance), “bersaglio” (target), and “sull’arma" (on the weapon).
3164. A wire rope vibration isolator for large machinery, these are made in many sizes and configurations.
3165. This is a device for communicating with a blind and deaf person:
3166. No answer yet for this tool:
3167. This is a piston groove cleaner, seen in use in figure 6 on this page:
3168. A Presto log cutter, for cutting the pressed fireplace logs that can be bought in stores:
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Posted by Rob H. at 4:00 AM
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3164 is a vibration damping mount for some sort of equipment.ReplyDelete
3167 is a piston ring-groove scraper. It cleans the old oil and carbon deposits from the ring grooves.ReplyDelete
3165 - Brail writerReplyDelete
3166 - Some sort of military wepons combination tool.
3168 - Pres-to-log cutter
3165..for training one in the use of a braille keyboard, I think. It doesn't seem to have a way of holding the paper in place or advancing it like an actual braille writer would need.ReplyDelete
3166: I suspect that it's made of brass for it's non-sparking qualities, so I'm guessing that it's for use with explosives and or in explosive atmospheres
3163 looks like some sort of adjustable level. It looks like there is a spirit-level in a holder that can be adjusted around a graduated quarter-circle. By placing the outside squared edges against the work, you can verify it's at the proper set angle to the horizontal/vertical.ReplyDelete
3163 is an inclinometer for a cannon. The writing on it looks Italian to this country boy!ReplyDelete
3167 is a tool for cleaning the gunk out of piston ring grooves when rebuilding an engine
great blog sir.ReplyDelete
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