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265821 Kirk Eppler <eppler.kirk@g...> 2018‑05‑14 Re: Whatsit
On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 9:18 AM, Bill Webber  wrote:

> GGs
>
> I don't know if this is a tool or just a part.  An iron handle has a
> knurled thumb wheel that turns a slotted brass axle.  There is a slot in
> the end.  overall, it looks like something flat could be fitted through the
> slot on the end and then wound on the axle. Whatever might be wound on it
> would not make many turns.
>
> > http://billwebber
.galootcentral.com/1805-014.JPG
> > http://billwebber
.galootcentral.com/1805-015.JPG
> > http://billwebber
.galootcentral.com/1805-016.JPG
>
>
> So the axle turns one revolution for each turn of the knurled nut?  Seems
like it would be very difficult to get any tension on anything poking
through the axle above the frame.

Being wound makes it harder to decipher, the file handles make sense, but
don't seem like they would work wll.

The handle looks like my saw punch, but I got nothing else right now.

To the catalogs!

-- 
Kirk Eppler in HMB, where the tools deities didn't shine on me too much
this weekend.

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