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Offline JessEm

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What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« on: May 29, 2018, 09:29:36 PM »
They're about 6" long... A point on one end, a large eye on the other... One has the letters "ALB", and appears it was hammered on, probably to drive the point into something...
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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2018, 09:55:27 PM »
Not sure of the proper name ,but they are driven into logs on the water, used by loggers to contain a boom of logs and by log salvagers on the ocean to tow drifting logs or to corral any loose logs that have broken out of a log boom. A common thing on any coastal or inland waters where logs are boomed and towed to a sawmill or pulp mill.

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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2018, 02:19:45 AM »
Log dogs ????

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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2018, 03:12:56 AM »
Rafting log dogs.

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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2018, 06:57:38 AM »
This place sure has a lot of people with a vast range of knowledge!  Definitely educational, hanging out here.

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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2018, 01:06:59 PM »
This place sure has a lot of people with a vast range of knowledge!  Definitely educational, hanging out here.

It doesn't cease to amaze me!

Thanks for the help!
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Re: What are they? Plumb Bobs? Property Line Markers? Anyone?
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 01:32:56 PM »
The Rafting log dogs.

Sounds like the name of a Indie Band !!