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Sawdustmaker115

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62 days ago

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Hello guys, i picked this up earlier today at a garage sale with a bunch of other stuff. Anyway i was just wondering what this hammer thing is.
Thanks in advanced.


Here it says: Wheel Weight Tool


Here it says: BADA CO

-- Anthony--http://knottywoodshop.weebly.com/


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johnstoneb

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#1 posted 62 days ago

Just what it says a wheel weight tool. It’s used to remove and install wheel wieghts when balancing wheels and tires.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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dawsonbob

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#2 posted 62 days ago

While I’ve never owned one, I have seen them used at the tire shop. Unless I miss my guess, it’s a tool for installing and removing wheel balancing weights on automobile wheels.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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mantwi

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#3 posted 62 days ago

It’s missing the hard rubber on the face of the striking surface that keeps you from beating up your rims.

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Sawdustmaker115

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#4 posted 62 days ago

Oh, ok, cool, Thanks guys!!!
So I’m assuming you would use the hook part to pry off the weight, and then the ’’hammer’’ part would be for installing the weight?

-- Anthony--http://knottywoodshop.weebly.com/

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Rick

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#5 posted 62 days ago

“Here it says: Wheel Weight Tool” Dat’s It!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Sawdustmaker115

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#6 posted 62 days ago

LOL!!
Rick

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REO

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#7 posted 62 days ago

never saw or used one with a hard rubber face. They were all just straight metal.

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bondogaposis

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#8 posted 62 days ago

I think it is an awesome beer opener.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Sawdustmaker115

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#9 posted 62 days ago

bondogaposis: Yep! lol

-- Anthony--http://knottywoodshop.weebly.com/

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TobyC

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#10 posted 62 days ago

Never seen one with rubber on it, I’ve used a bunch of these.

-- Cigarettes and squirrels are completely harmless until you put one in your mouth and light it up.

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DocBailey

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#11 posted 62 days ago

If I may be so presumptuous, I think Mantwi is thinking of a different tool with a pry bar coupled with a rubber mallet which is used for removing and installing hubcaps

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TobyC

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#12 posted 62 days ago

BADA still makes wheel balancing stuff.

-- Cigarettes and squirrels are completely harmless until you put one in your mouth and light it up.

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Sawdustmaker115

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#13 posted 62 days ago

Cool, thanks guys!!

-- Anthony--http://knottywoodshop.weebly.com/

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Rick

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#14 posted 61 days ago

Great Post Anthony! Lots of Laughs! THAT Doesn’t Happen around here much anymore.

What The Hell Is A gondogaposis! ..LOL…

You even got me to go look it up!

The closest I got was “GONADS”. That’s something like “Sweetbreads” isn’t it?

IE: You can Bar BQ Them?

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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thetinman

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#15 posted 61 days ago

Rick,

Now that’s funnier than what I always thought Bondo – Gaposiss was. (I think it’s funnier with you changing the B to a G)

Bondo = filler

Gaposiss (leaving out the female reference cuz that congers up a whole lot of even funier thoughts) is a condition of uncontrolled gap

Bondo + Gaposiss = gap filler

No matter how much fun he intended picking his handle he does beautiful work

-- Life is what happens to you while you are planning better things -Mark Twain

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