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Old 09-01-2018, 06:56:42 PM
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Default What is it?

I think I know what this is used for but will double check on this one?
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Old 09-01-2018, 07:58:20 PM
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Default Re: What is it?

See something like that used in lumberyard. When you lift handle, jaws close.
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Old 09-02-2018, 10:35:46 AM
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A plywood carrier ?? or maybe a big board
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Old 09-28-2018, 05:24:09 PM
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I think I know what this is used for
What's your guess?
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Old 09-28-2018, 06:20:57 PM
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Default Re: What is it?

we had some in a sheet metal shop years and years ago
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Old 09-28-2018, 06:27:19 PM
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Going by the handle and guessing from pics that the "jaws" close when handle is lifted, I would say the sheetmetal sheets and plywood lifter guesses would be near the mark.
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Old 09-28-2018, 07:13:39 PM
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May have been used on standing seam roofing.
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Hello all
Don't sheet/plate lifters lift with the sheet in the vertical position? ie lift handle up and the sheet goes vertical
This tool would lift with the sheet in the horizontal position wouldn't they? ie pull handle up and the sheet is horizontal.
But I suppose that all depends on where the jaws are when closed. In all the pictures the jaws are open
Also in the picture it may appear that the jaws lock. There's something that looks like a button in the 2nd and 3rd picture. Some more details would be handy. ie how it works, sizes etc.
I'm thinking a tensioner of some description.

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Old 09-28-2018, 08:58:24 PM
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to me it looks a bit like a Howard 2000 bonnet
https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/1570936
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to me it looks a bit like a Howard 2000 bonnet
https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/items/1570936
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Old 09-29-2018, 12:35:25 AM
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Not too sure of what it is but I do know I don't need one.
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Old 09-29-2018, 05:33:36 AM
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to me it looks a bit like a Howard 2000 bonnet

Correct rodneyt, Howard 2000 Diesel, getting back on the clamp it is apparently used for hauling flat belts up and over line shafts, will look at the patent number on it for confirmation, plenty of line shafts and belts in the shed so that is probably what it was used for?
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