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07-01-2012 08:03 PM

Can anyone tell me what this tool is used for?

Stickman Cliff

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#1 posted 07-01-2012 08:17 PM

OOP’s I meant for you to send your responses to me at StickmanCliff@gmail.com or call me at 320-293-9364.

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#2 posted 07-01-2012 08:17 PM

It’s a antique carpet stretcher.

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#3 posted 07-01-2012 08:44 PM

It looks like it may have been used during the Spanish Inquisition…

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#4 posted 07-01-2012 08:46 PM

If your dentist has one of these in his office….beware….

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#5 posted 07-02-2012 12:25 AM

Circumcision tool lol

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#6 posted 07-02-2012 12:59 AM

Well Jim … I think your’s is the only realistic response or it that just a guess?

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#7 posted 07-02-2012 01:39 AM

Could we have larger photos?

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#8 posted 07-02-2012 02:03 AM

My guess is a wick trimmer for candles that are in high places

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#9 posted 07-04-2012 06:51 PM

It’s used to extend a collection basket to reach the parishoner.

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#10 posted 07-04-2012 08:35 PM

some larger pics and of different angles would be good.

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#11 posted 07-05-2012 12:29 PM

I made the pictures bigger but all I can come up with is that it is like a long set of tongs that when opened it will eject what it has picked up. The little “skid” on the bottom of the working end would indicate that whatever this picks up or places and ejects is at that spacific hight. The way it is designed indicates that it is used horazontlally not vertically or more or less like reaching down towards the floor in front of you. Could it be used for some lawn fete game? Placing a card on some sort of ledge?
MIKE

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#12 posted 07-05-2012 12:38 PM

Wick trimmer for those highly placed candles ?

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#13 posted 07-05-2012 02:00 PM

What church? I won’t go there.
Bill

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#14 posted 07-05-2012 02:50 PM

I’ve sent several workers to the hardware store over the years to get building stretchers. Maybe somebody finally found one. ;-|

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#15 posted 07-05-2012 03:19 PM

I’m voting with MrRon about extending the collection plate. I vaguely remember seeing something similar when I was a child going to my grandparents church.

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