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Old 05-04-2013, 01:35 AM   #1
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looks like a handle, but its a spring to something.
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Old 05-04-2013, 02:24 AM   #2
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Do you actually know what these things are and you're quizzing us or do you not know what they are, either?

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Is it rigid or does it flex?

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i have no clue, winds.
read pic 234 for the history and why.

does not flex, thus it must be a handle.

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Handle for an oven pan?

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My guess it's to lift something at a factory which is hot.

The coil isn't for spring loading, it's to deflect heat from the

obvious handle. Look for something with @ 1/4" round holes

at the proper interval in it's sides . . .

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My guess it's to lift something at a factory which is hot.

The coil isn't for spring loading, it's to deflect heat from the

obvious handle. Look for something with @ 1/4" round holes

at the proper interval in it's sides . . .
Handle to a camp stove or pot...something of that sort
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Maybe the handle to remove the lids from dutch ovens, or the hot plates from the old wood burning stoves..............

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Wow Bobski , how old do you think this stuff is..! I thought I new a lot about most furniture , but , guess I don,t..!

With a little ingenuity , I could find my own uses for most of this , but what they really are , no clue..!

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Maybe the handle to remove the lids from dutch ovens, or the hot plates from the old wood burning stoves..............
I'll bet that's it. I think I vaguely remember my grandmother having something like that.
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