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Old 29-03-2014, 18:49   #1
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Thing attached to overhead

There's this thing attached to the overhead above the galley counter top. Anybody know what it is?
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Old 29-03-2014, 19:27   #2
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Re: Thing attached to overhead

Looks almost like someone had a ceiing fan there????????????
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Old 29-03-2014, 19:30   #3
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Only if the blades were 3" long (note post to the right), and it didn't need electricity. :-) Also, no crewmembers over 5'4".
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Old 29-03-2014, 19:41   #4
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Fire suppression nozzle? Is there an inlet for an extinguisher on the other side of the cabintop?
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disco ball holder? (the old one may have gotten cracked?)
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Old 29-03-2014, 19:48   #6
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Fire suppression nozzle? Is there an inlet for an extinguisher on the other side of the cabintop?
No, but I guess I could drill a hole for rainwater.

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disco ball holder?
Very possible. It is a 1983 Slocum 43, and that was during the disco era. Do you know where I can a replacement?
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Oh noo not another guess what was this.... what's above deck?

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Oh noo not another guess what was this.... what's above deck?
Nothing on deck above it.
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Old 29-03-2014, 20:22   #9
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Re: Thing attached to overhead

Smoke bell for oil lamp.
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Old 29-03-2014, 20:26   #10
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It's a suction cup for bald chefs while cooking in rough seas.
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Is there a hook in the bell? That would be my next guess for a oil lamp as Steve Bean mentioned. Keep heat directly off the ceiling and prevent the soot stains. The bell looks black already...

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No, no hook. The bell-like doohickey is like very hard rubber or soft plastic. There's a bolt that goes through it and into the metal plate on the wood base. The bell-like thing is loose on the bolt; kind of like an upside down shade holder on a ceiling light. The bolt screws in and out, but it won't come all the way out.
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+1 to Tellie the rubber just hardened up.

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+1 to Tellie the rubber just hardened up.

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Whatever it is someone took a great deal of effort to make a nice mount for it. It is a puzzlement for me.
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+2 for Tellie.

Is there something on the deck below it. I'm guessing some kind of pole mount.
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