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The "What Is This?" game

Started by adidasguy, November 16, 2012, 12:34:27 AM

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mikeg

#4800
Nice!!

How about this one

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."— Ernest Hemingway

Watcher

Hmm...  Some kind of hydraulic feed control?
"The point of a journey is not to arrive..."

-Neil Peart

pliskin

Its some sort of train locomotive control like the brakes, throttle, or steam pressure thingy.
Why are you looking here?

mikeg

Quote from: Watcher on May 25, 2023, 01:49:15 PMHmm...  Some kind of hydraulic feed control?

You're on the right track.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."— Ernest Hemingway

Watcher

"The point of a journey is not to arrive..."

-Neil Peart

pliskin

Air Powered Piston Oil Pump
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mikeg

Quote from: pliskin on June 07, 2023, 06:21:25 AMAir Powered Piston Oil Pump

I'd say that's close enough for a win! It is a manual oil pump for a 1920s Flat tank motorcycle.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."— Ernest Hemingway

pliskin

Nice! Now what's this old thing?
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Watcher

#4808
An oil burning lamp, but I've never seen one with that tall of a burner.

Possibly a small camp stove?
"The point of a journey is not to arrive..."

-Neil Peart

Bluesmudge

Watcher beat be to it. I was going to a say it looks like a grandfather to the Coleman/GI camp stoves that run on gasoline/kerosene

pliskin

Quote from: Watcher on June 15, 2023, 04:34:13 PMAn oil burning lamp, but I've never seen one with that tall of a burner.

Possibly a small camp stove?

Close but not close enough. It not lantern or stove but it is a tool of trade.
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Watcher

For melting metal for casting?

Like, some kind of crucible burner?
"The point of a journey is not to arrive..."

-Neil Peart

pliskin

Quote from: Watcher on June 27, 2023, 01:28:09 AMFor melting metal for casting?

Like, some kind of crucible burner?
BINGO! It's called a plumbers smelter used for melting lead or other soft metals.
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Watcher

Quote from: pliskin on June 27, 2023, 05:52:32 AMBINGO! It's called a plumbers smelter used for melting lead or other soft metals.

Ok, sweet.  I'll try to have something new in the next day or two.
"The point of a journey is not to arrive..."

-Neil Peart

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