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jniolon
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:51 am    Post subject: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

so many tool of the days... this is this afternoons tool


probably only a specialized group of "old" users would recognize this...

 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:07 am    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

A surveyor's chain grip/tensioner.
 
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Gary Mitchell
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

"Brass knuckles" for an old mounted corn picker operator. gm
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:56 am    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote


Optical lens holder ?
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:26 pm    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Folding scissors..
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:52 pm    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Metal fish tape puller
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:25 pm    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

"Brass knuckles" for an old mounted corn picker operator. gm

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jniolon
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:54 pm    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

well PJH nailed it.. must be an old time surveyor there....

didn't think it would happen so quickly

john
 
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:02 pm    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I was going to say brass knuckles for an old oil field roughneck with only 2 fingers left.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:14 am    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Retired route surveyor - roads and bridges.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:29 am    Post subject: Re: tool of this afternoon Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I did some surveying and we used a scale to
tension the steel tape and compensated for
expansion and contraction due to
temperature.
 
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