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what is this? identify my tool!? Answered

i had this for years, anybody got a clue what it is?

most amusing answer gets a patch:-)

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kelseymhJosehf Murchison

Answer 5 years ago

Okay, I have to ask. Just how did you track that down?!? I had tried TinEye, Google Images, etc., with no luck. What search terms did you use? Or did you just recognize it from your deep and mysterious past?

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Josehf Murchisonkelseymh

Answer 5 years ago

I got the hint from thematthatter I didn’t think of back massager.

Then I Google “rolling pin massager” and other variations and clicked on Images until I found a photo of it.

I think it took three tries.

Joe

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caarntedd

5 years ago

Prosthetic limb for an octopus.

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ThomasM522

7 days ago

What is this used for

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Clovic14

12 days ago

Ok I need some help identifying this. Can anyone guess what this might be used For? It is all brass and on both pieces it is stamped patent applied for

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Josehf Murchison

5 years ago

It is a cannoli rolling pin.

It was invented in the 1930s for making pastries like cannoli so that they are perfectly rolled.

Because of the suction cups it was soon called a kissing rolling pin and the fact women could hit their husbands over the head without killing them.

Joe

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oldmicahJosehf Murchison

Answer 5 years ago

Assuming that you aren't teasing, that is the most amazing piece of esoteric knowledge I've heard in a long, long time.. Huzzah!

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Josehf Murchisonoldmicah

Answer 5 years ago

I’ve been a writer for almost 40 years sometimes I come up with stuff off the top of my head like the Emerald Beetle or the Helmut Trout (Salvelinus fontanels disambiguation phallus).

My novelette “Tails of a Gay Incubus” got started because of doing this.

Joe

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heavyhandy421

23 days ago

Help me figure out this tool what it was made for and what it was used for.

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rjmetzger

4 weeks ago

This tool is about 5.5 Ft long - There is a bubble level in the center under the handle - the right end has a movable (up and down) gauge with 7 inches of 1/16th increments

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MikeT313

5 months ago

What in the world is this tool

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Yonatan24MikeT313

Reply 5 months ago

It might a bearing puller, for removing old bearings from motr shafts.

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ArtnocraftYonatan24

Reply 3 months ago

That cone thing in the middle is a valve seat cutting tool. It might be designed to clamp onto some kind of water valve unit.

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DuncanH3

11 months ago

Anyone got a clue what this thing is? I've tried searching Google and all I can find is a million and one variations on vise grip type tools, some with eyes loops, but nothing quite like this thing.

I inherited a workshop full of tools recently, and it was in a box with loads of rotten rope. I say workshop but it hadn't been used for 25 years. It had a big hole the roof and virtually everything was soaked, rusty and knackered.

I tried making a connection to other tools I found, but he had everything from welding gear to copper roofing nails to dolls' house furniture. It could be anything... Help much appreciated. It's annoying the hell out me not knowing what it is.

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jbrauerDuncanH3

Reply 3 months ago

If you take off that big ring, you can put a nut on there to fit in the T-slot on a drill press, milling machine, lathe cross slide, or anything with a T-slot that you need to clamp something down onto. I welded a nut on mine, and had to grind it a bit to get a good fit.

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crazygDuncanH3

Reply 11 months ago

I'd put in wielding category. I have similar but not with the screw on eye.
Or if there is metal beams on the ceiling it could be a portable hook for hanging things on rotten rope.

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Mucarocrazyg

Reply 5 months ago

That's definitely NOT for welding. It is what DarinR said; a clamp for drill presses. The eye-nut is used to attach the clamp by hand to the top of the drill press table. They sell them everywhere, HF, HD, etc.

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AudreyB57

1 year ago

Can anyone please identify this tool for me please?

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crazygAudreyB57

Reply 11 months ago

I think a bearing or hub splitter.

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nlblrucrazyg

Reply 4 months ago

looks exactly like a clamp used for cutting round tree logs . nice easy design . it has pieces I have on several kinds of wood clamps.

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nlblrudbillblood

Reply 4 months ago

it is a hook for pulling down attic stairs that fold up into the ceiling . it looks like a rectangle with a small ring on it when folded up.

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Heya226

7 months ago

Guys! I need help, what is this and what is it used for??

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Yonatan24Heya226

Reply 5 months ago

It's a tap and die set for creating threads on metal rods or holes in metal.

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MikeT313Heya226

Reply 5 months ago

Tap and die set for threading pipe

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thematthatter

5 years ago

my guess its to press out pasta or give back massages