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Forum topic by umbra posted 03-21-2016 12:02 PM 1708 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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umbra

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03-21-2016 12:02 PM

A friend of mine has this tool but he doesn’t know what it’s called or what it’s specifically used for. I cant seem to find it anywhere online by searching random things. It’s not sharp or anything. I have no clue what it is. Help me.
Thank you.


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dhazelton

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#1 posted 03-21-2016 01:32 PM

Why is there marker over the name?

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builtinbkyn

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#2 posted 03-21-2016 02:08 PM

My guess is a tool for prying lids from 5gal and other size buckets.

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#3 posted 03-21-2016 06:48 PM

Looks like a kitchen gadget of some kind.

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#4 posted 03-21-2016 07:10 PM

I would guess it is for removing weed between tiles or cobblestones in driveways or terrasses

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#5 posted 03-21-2016 09:50 PM

it’s a whatcha macallit

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#6 posted 03-21-2016 09:54 PM

4-at-a-time bottle opener.

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conifur

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#7 posted 03-21-2016 10:52 PM

Wrong angle for weeds, paint cans would only need one tooth, the closest one to the handle.
Could be for cutting rigid foam insulation but a bit short and course toothed for that.

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#8 posted 03-22-2016 12:03 AM

First post and the name of the tool maker is obscured – phishing expedition?

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#9 posted 03-22-2016 10:58 AM

DKV?

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#10 posted 03-23-2016 11:19 AM


First post and the name of the tool maker is obscured – phishing expedition?

- dhazelton


Right on.
Spam alert.post #1 and #10.

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#11 posted 03-23-2016 12:10 PM

Interesting …so how do you flag it for some attention?

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#12 posted 03-23-2016 12:25 PM


Interesting …so how do you flag it for some attention?

- robscastle

Lower right corner of the original post has a little ‘flag’ link. The thing is, it’s just one post. I’d be more inclined to flag it if it was the usual, identical comment in 15 places.

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#13 posted 03-23-2016 10:38 PM

Thats what I thought too Dave but its not there odd, maybe its a way to ID rubbish.

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#14 posted 03-24-2016 12:43 AM



Thats what I thought too Dave but its not there odd, maybe its a way to ID rubbish.

- robscastle

You mean the the ‘flag’ link is not visible? I can see it. It’s gray, but it’s there.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#15 posted 03-24-2016 02:29 AM

Not a tool, more of an adjustable latch. A bolt goes through the hole just below the orange handle as a pivot, What sort of loop the teeth engage…....maybe a 3 speed….?

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