world famous bobski mystery thing, pic #273

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by bobski, May 5, 2013.

  1. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    i found these in with window parts and old door knobs.
     

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  2. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    It sure is pretty. Your dad sounds a lot like Norm Abrams.
     
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  3. rifleman1

    rifleman1 New Member

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    maybe a coat hanger or hat hanger?
     
  4. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    no. too small. it sorta looks like a window stop or latch.
     
  5. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    That's what I was thinking.
     
  6. dango

    dango Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Ditto that , there's a notch and looks like a locking devise.!

    (GOTH-WARES)..?
     
  7. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hook of a decorative hook and eye latch?
     
  8. willshoum

    willshoum New Member

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    yep, expensive window stop......... my uncle made his out of wood,lol ...
     
  9. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    where on the sill does a window stop go? btw, the arm on the item is stationary, it doesnt swivel.
     
  10. willshoum

    willshoum New Member

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    It looks to me that it should swivel, maybe its just stuck. If it is a window stop, its set just inside the window and set at the hight you would want the window to be opened. It will only turn 90 degrees...............
     
  11. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    It's a crank to open a shade for a window, or to open the window itself.
     
  12. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    no cranking action to it.
     
  13. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    does this go outside for push out windows or pull in?
     
  14. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    I believe this is it. I think it's a 'stop' to opening a window only so far. That is, a double hung window.
     
  15. bobski

    bobski Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    i'll look closer.
     
  16. willshoum

    willshoum New Member

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    Window stop.........

    If it swivels. This would have been used on old wooden type windows. From what I can see of the one pic, it would have gone on the rightside of the window frame..............Up and down......