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what is it????

Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by ironpony, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    this was my great grandfathers

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    I used these in my aircraft days

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  2. EatenByLimestone

    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    Pic 1 is a catspaw.

    Pic 2 looks like some sort of wire cutter?

    Matt
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    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    You can still buy something very similar to the top nail puller. I just did. I was the only thing I could find that would allow me to pull ring shank nails from my deck boards.
    It worked great!
  5. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    the top one is a nail puller, and you are warm on the bottom one
    hint; what holds planes togehter
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    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    Rivets? I've seen nuts with a hole drilled though them to hold a piece of wire also. The different sized holes suggest different gauges of something.

    Matt
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    Bottom one is a rivet cutter, I think I have one in one of my tool boxes.
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    I bought a nail puller like that at a junk shop about a year ago. Haven't needed it yet, though.
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    I have an old one of my grandfather's, if you do any framing it will come in handy at some point, although the new air driven spikes with their weakly attached heads are sometimes a challenge to pull out with it, or anything for that matter........I wish the heads of coiled air nails were a little more rugged, would help with the f-ups :)
  10. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    Nail puller
    rivet cutter
    I will have to post some more pics of odd items
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    I got one. I can't remember where I got this, but it is a neat item.
    What is it? PDR_0001.JPG
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    EatenByLimestone Minister of Fire

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    You've got me on that one. No clue.
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    FanMan Feeling the Heat

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    I have one of those, though it's a different arrangement... it's an alcohol blowtorch.

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