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Offline wrenchguy

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What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« on: August 31, 2019, 01:55:49 PM »
Its part of something, somehow someway.
My 1st thought something from a drive on scale.









Hmmmmmm.......

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2019, 02:17:07 PM »
 At first I thought it was a thingamabob but it doesn't have a dohicky so I am at a loss in trying to identify it.
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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2019, 02:26:19 PM »
It's a blue coffee cup, partly filled with either cowboy coffee or motor oil, next to some rusty thing.

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2019, 02:53:23 PM »
No idea, but you probably need two of them.  :grin:
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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2019, 07:22:36 AM »
No idea, but you probably need two of them.  :grin:
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Offline lazyassforge

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2019, 04:33:05 PM »
Could it be 1 side bracket for the foot rest on a recliner?

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2019, 06:54:36 PM »
Could it be 1 side bracket for the foot rest on a recliner?

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Hmmmmmm.......

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2019, 01:23:49 PM »
Part of Rube Goldberg's estate after he went ratsheet crazy?
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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2019, 03:41:26 PM »
The square head bolts probably predate recliners. Hide a bed sofas might go back far enough. That said, the hardware is pretty heavy for a bed.
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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2019, 04:41:48 PM »
From the wooden part, I would guess it is from a farm implement.

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2019, 12:19:07 AM »
part of an old brake linkage?

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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2019, 04:06:35 PM »
My wag would be a trunk lid hinge.
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Re: What the GOSH DARN TARNATION is this CONTRAPTION
« Reply #12 on: October 07, 2019, 06:43:39 PM »
I'm going to say it is part of a planter, farm implement. Been to 100's of farm auctions but never was into the old equipment. 
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