That's definitely one of the good things about collecting unusual tools, they
are great conversation pieces.
Five of the six have been answered correctly this week, still not sure about the
On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 01:06:35 -0800 (PST), firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
2785 Shortwave antenna array
2786 asbestos siding shear
2789 spring compressor
2790 Used to shape and dress the grinding wheels on large band saw
grinders. Bandsaw teeth are first swaged spread the tip of the tooth
then a shaper swage is used to close the kerf to exact dimensions, finally
saw is machine ground to clean up gullet and sharpen tip of teeth.
You had posted pictures of swagers and shapers a few weeks ago.
2787 is a safety device carried by ice fishermen -- the name of it escapes me
right now. The
two pieces are attached by a cord which passes over the fisherman's shoulders
coat, so that one dangles from the end of each sleeve. If he falls through the
ice, he can grip
the ice with the spikes and at least hold his head above water, and hopefully
haul himself back
up onto the ice.
2785: I wish I know. I see these nets covering plants in Wisconsin, often.
2786: Combo tool. Hole puncher and shaper, Aluminum?
2789: Bearing pusher on' er / remover.
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