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Forum topic by racerglen posted 10-13-2014 04:43 PM 977 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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racerglen

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10-13-2014 04:43 PM

OK, this arrived along with a lot of other stuff as my mom in law moved, yes it’s a clamp of the C type, missing the swivel pad at the end of the screw.
What I can’t figure is the other end, where the pad would land on ?

It’s rounded ? and the screw looks to be too short to made with that rounded area (maybe that’s why the mickey mouse eared top ?)

-- Glen, B.C. Canada


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Bill White

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#1 posted 10-13-2014 05:05 PM

Looks to me as if it was one of the clamps for applying a patch on inner tubes. They would have a “fingered” pad for applying the patch.
Guessing at best.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 10-13-2014 05:09 PM

Ditto what Bill said.

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MrRon

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#3 posted 10-13-2014 05:12 PM

It could be a part for clamping a meat grinder to a table top.

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racerglen

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#4 posted 10-13-2014 05:12 PM

Ah..that makes sense, But I’m, getting too many of these odball thingies, may have to move to make room !
Thanks guys !

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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Dan Lyke

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#5 posted 10-13-2014 08:11 PM

Yeah, I’m going with “clamp something to a table/counter edge”. Looks like the clamps that hold my pasta maker on a countertop edge.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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Dallas

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#6 posted 10-13-2014 08:18 PM

The official name in the book of ‘According to Dallas’, is that it is called a ‘damifino’.

There ya go. Sell it on eBay for $459,000, but I get 10%.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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johnstoneb

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#7 posted 10-13-2014 09:36 PM

Bill White is all over it. My Dad had several of these. No we didn’t save any of them. They just caused work. Breaking down a tire and wheel to patch the tube is not fun..

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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Roger

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#8 posted 10-19-2014 11:21 PM

Ball joint press???

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Westernspirit

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#9 posted 10-20-2014 12:20 AM

Looks much like the clamp to hold an old style bench vice to the work bench but this style usually used two.

-- Western Spirit Bev

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