Monster Bit.

This monster has been living in my back yard for a while now...
It's a drilling bit (for oilwell drilling) with a plastic cup inserted in its head. Its hair was planted last spring (see last picture).
Look here for its origin.



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    NachoMahmaBiggsy

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    . Almost common at junk stores in my area (S Arkansas, US). Should be the same in any area that has oil/gas wells. You may be able to buy worn-out ones from drilling companies for next to nothing..

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    bertus52x11NachoMahma

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    You're right but they often get recycled. A small fee to the toolpusher is not very uncommon (see my coment jan25, 2011, 10:53PM).

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    NachoMahmabertus52x11

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    . Food makes a good bribe for just about any roughneck. Sounds to me like the best bet may be to hit McDonald's and then a nearby rig. ;)

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    Ranie-KKiteman

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    They're popular here in Norway too. People put them on their staircase as an ornamental piece and oil related industry corporations use the as ornamental pieces outside their entrance.

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    l8nite

    8 years ago on Introduction

    thats WILD ! it would make a great addition to my garden menagerie if I could find anything like it in florida

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    bertus52x11foobear

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    I got one when I worked on an drilling rig. I paid the toolpusher (= boss) a bag of French Fries for a worn out bit.