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Old 09-25-2020, 10:03 AM
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What I'm curious about is how do you find all this stuff?
They grow in my garden! About 40 years ago I planted an old car, an old potato digger and a few old pumps and whatnots. It seemed like every week since then some new old thing would pop up.
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With the amount of energy that is being consumed I expect most people on earth should be living in Utopia. And now this?

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Old 09-25-2020, 10:05 AM
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Can you open the jaws any further with the lever open? In the first picture it doesn’t look like the jaws spring all the way open.
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Old 09-25-2020, 10:53 AM
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They grow in my garden! About 40 years ago I planted an old car, an old potato digger and a few old pumps and whatnots. It seemed like every week since then some new old thing would pop up.
This clinches it....your whole world is upside down.
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Old 09-25-2020, 11:24 AM
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They grow in my garden! About 40 years ago I planted an old car, an old potato digger and a few old pumps and whatnots. It seemed like every week since then some new old thing would pop up.


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Old 09-25-2020, 01:59 PM
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They must be from Australia from the looks of them .
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Old 10-08-2020, 10:46 AM
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This looks like some sort of spindle tool but I have never seen the like. I might clean it up a bit to get a better look if no one offers an identification.
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With the amount of energy that is being consumed I expect most people on earth should be living in Utopia. And now this?

It started hitting the fan in the 1950's https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nRnNDkHb0MU

A technologically advanced society would teach their children how to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together before teaching them how to use a lighter.

If you are not having fun then you are doing it wrong.
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Old 10-08-2020, 11:05 AM
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Almost looks like a finger for a tool and cutter grinder.


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Old 10-08-2020, 02:37 PM
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This clinches it....your whole world is upside down.
Upside down or not, that is a yard I'd like to explore...
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Old 10-17-2020, 01:54 PM
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Upside down or not, that is a yard I'd like to explore...
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Old 10-17-2020, 02:22 PM
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A truck with wood spokes?
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