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Forum topic by AlaskaGuy posted 07-11-2018 09:41 AM 765 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 07-11-2018 10:21 AM

part of a Power Matic canning machine for processing Muktuk

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#2 posted 07-11-2018 02:43 PM

Looks like part of a hoist. Either that, or it’s a yellow thingy with rollers. Not sure which.

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#3 posted 07-11-2018 02:53 PM

Looks like the heads out of a Powermatic BetaMax player. But seriously, maybe the rollers are part of a banding tool?

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#4 posted 07-11-2018 02:57 PM

If it had 2 more rollers on the bottom it could be a shop built cane bender. A handy lil’ device that you feed split green cane into the top over then under the rollers then continue with the cane exactly the opposite direction, leavin the cane in place and suspending it over steaming water for an hour or so then back the cane out…voila bent cane. Changing direction allows you to make a small s scroll instead of the larger C scroll….cane uses ? chairs & table leg supports etc & decorative items…. But you only have one set of rollers….oh well… nice conversation starter anyway ! Or could the bottom rollers be eliminated by dowels through the 3 holes on the sides ?....

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#5 posted 07-11-2018 03:05 PM

Smart money is on yellow thingy with rollers. Not to get too technical.

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#6 posted 07-11-2018 03:08 PM

lol +1 for a processor of Muktuk

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#7 posted 07-11-2018 03:19 PM

Nah! I have seen these before in my travels by dog sled in the arctic. It is just photographed upside down. It’s an Eskimo inline skate for summertime when the ice recedes and the beaches are bare. : )

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#8 posted 07-11-2018 03:22 PM

Slider for a Zip line.

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#9 posted 07-11-2018 05:02 PM

If It had anything at all do with Mukluk I’d know.

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#10 posted 07-11-2018 05:47 PM

Looks like a door trolley made to run back and forth on a box beam. Maybe for an industrial assembly line?

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#11 posted 07-11-2018 07:10 PM

I vote for the trolley.

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#12 posted 07-11-2018 09:21 PM

Porchfish, so there are 4 rollers, two top, two bottom. larry

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