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Old 03-05-2021, 01:49 AM
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I just discovered this item in a box in one of my garages, but don't remember seeing it before. I may have picked it from a metal pile without knowing what it is. It looks like it will be real handy, if I can figure out what it's for. Can anyone help identify its use? Thanks.
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Old 03-05-2021, 03:12 AM
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It looks like some sort of clamping part. Does the black lever release to allow quick sliding of screw thread? The opposite end looks like it clamps into another part.

Maybe cut apart to make a tool to hold parts in a drill press table vice?



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Old 03-05-2021, 03:36 AM
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It looks like some sort of clamping part. Does the black lever release to allow quick sliding of screw thread? The opposite end looks like it clamps into another part.

Maybe cut apart to make a tool to hold parts in a drill press table vice?
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Yes, the lever releases a half nut that engages the slider to the screw.
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Old 03-05-2021, 08:14 AM
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It looks like a bench top clamping system. It fits in holes in the bench usually used to clamp "W**D" work. I won't use the word to spare the GNAP's tender feelings.
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Old 03-05-2021, 08:32 AM
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I think Norm has it. Bet the round peg is 5/8" that is the normal size of the hole on workbenches. The black jaw is a bit unusual. I suspect it was for a particular job.
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Old 03-05-2021, 11:38 AM
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It reminds me more of an adjustment type tool. Kinda like the brake caliper presses, but on a part that would have a 1/2" drive hole for the pin to drop into. Maybe some sort of belt tensioner?
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Old 03-05-2021, 06:11 PM
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I’m thinking miter saw work clamp.
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Old 03-05-2021, 06:13 PM
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I have one just like it. It came from somebody's trash pile, but there was no way it was going to stay there. I will be looking forward to an answer. I have probably had it sitting around in the shop for 10 years now.
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Old 03-05-2021, 07:03 PM
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It's a Joe Biden Brain installation tool. The 3/8" peg goes in his "Left Ear" . How else would you install such an apparatus. But, from the Left
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Old 03-06-2021, 10:27 AM
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I’m thinking miter saw work clamp.
Good thinking. I can see that.
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