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Old 05-01-2013, 02:58 AM   #1
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i have a box full of these things. what are they used for?


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btw, pic 2 was a typical dav pickup donation. that whole pile was one of about 20 loads. american pickers could have done a show on my family. trust me, you dont want to see what was in those boxes. good stuff, but geesh....how much stuff can one person have!!! we dont consider ourselves wealthy by any stretch, but what came out of 1 house could have furnished 3. thats how crowded my parents lived like. i made it somewhat livable by 2003.



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Those are heim joints, typically used for steering components on everything from 4 wheelersto lawn mowers to automobiles



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explain.....

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http://www.google.com/search?redir_esc=&redir_esc=&hl=en&client=tablet-android-samsung&source=android-browser-type&v=200400000&qsubts=1367373973631&q=heim%20joints#biv=i%7C0%3Bd%7Cr_RaqSw-W6yDzM%3ATypically they are pretty pricey depending on the shaft size . Toss them on ebay they should bring decent money. Stock cars, sprint cars use this type but larger . 1/4 midgets would probably use that size
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allows for a non-binding moveable pivot point. depending on size, used in lot's of applications. automotive, marine, aircraft, heavy equipment, R/C applications, 4X4 trucks, ect. ect......
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ahh, at the end of rods.
wonder if i should keep them around. can you figure anything theyd come in handy for? what ya figure they cost or worth used?

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Careful, Bobski- that slippery slope MAY have been genetically transmitted- and you will wind up with enuff stuff for FOUR houses...

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well, actually, we furnished the cabin in mo. from the basement alone!
1/2 the stuff in my gun club came from the attic!

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