On 4/4/2013 4:00 AM, email@example.com wrote:
#2833 Guess: Part of a water valve/switch. The end with the round orb
being the handle/controller. It's clear where the washers would go.
Maybe it's to help switch the water between the bath and the shower? It
seems sort of large for a faucet, but I can't rule that out either.
I'll pass along your theory, I don't know what it is but when the owner des
cribed this device he said something like a wire could be placed into the h
oles and then the other part could be forced past the holes to cut the wire
with the teeth. Not that it's a wire cutter but just something that came t
o mind when trying to figure it out.
On Thursday, April 4, 2013 2:58:10 PM UTC-6, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
id something like a wire could be placed into the holes and then the other
part could be forced past the holes to cut the wire with the teeth. Not tha
t it's a wire cutter but just something that came to mind when trying to fi
gure it out.
Definitely not a wire cutter. Brass (too soft) wire cutter?
This answer is definitely correct.
Btw, I've been having trouble posting to my news server so I've been postin
g through Google, and they apparently don't allow cross posting so I've had
to post to each group individually. Hopefully we will work out a way get t
hings back to normal with all three groups posting to one thread.
I don't know if it's a mold or not but I don't have a better idea for those
holes. Someone told the owner that it was for making sails, so I asked The
Mariner Museum if they could identify this tool and they did not recognize it.
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