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I Have No Idea Where to Post This....... ?


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Old 01-10-2017, 01:18:51 AM
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So I'll ask here.......

Whut izzit?.......
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Graig A; Looks like a cutter of some kind . I hope it is not for heads.
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LOL Charlie........ ........stayin' warm down there?.......
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You dummies.......It's obviously a chicken guillotine!
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Whatever it is, it certainly looks like Farm + Industrial Antiques and Collectibles.
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Corn stalk cutter ?

Tobacco cutter ?

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asbestos shingle cutter ?
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Old 01-10-2017, 11:12:23 AM
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What does it look like on the 'backside?
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Old 01-10-2017, 11:35:36 AM
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That would be a fine specimen of a M1 A1 hand operated air cooled gear synchronised goesuppndowner.
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Old 01-10-2017, 11:42:01 AM
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Looks to me like a type of press, like a steam iron.
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Appears very similar in construction and operation to a hand/foot operated sheet metal shear based on the angle of the blade. It appears to clamp first and then cut. I guess a clue could be how wide it opens when fully raised. Shingle cutter/asbestos siding cutter might not be too far off the mark...?
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Broom cutter???
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Any chance of getting more photos from all angles? When you unscrew the handwheel to separate the front and back of the middle piece what is inside there?
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Craig knows what it is He,s just got cabin fever , ya know
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I wish I did Wayne.......but thanks for the vote of confidence.......
A facebook friend posted this but I doubt any answers will be forthcoming there.......
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I THINK THAT THE BROOM PRESS/ CUTTER IS LIKELY IT. YOU PRESS IT WITH THE BROOM IN THE VERTICLE POSITION TO SHAPE THE BROOM FOR STICHING TO HOLD SHAPE THEN RECLAMP TO CUT TO LEGNTH ? NOT POSITIVE BUT LOOKS POSSIBLE TO ME.
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I've seen something like it before, but can't remember off hand what it was used for.

Would be nice to see more pictures of it though. . . might jog the memory.

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I have no idea, but I would think that the trough or gutter at the bottom would catch or hold a liquid of some sort.
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Cruise control off a 73 Chevy Kingsman Wagon?
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Did you ever find out exactly what it is ?

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