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Old 30-04-2016, 06:51   #31
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Re: What is this tool?

Ya'll have it wrong, it is the crank handle for a manual deck fan to fill the sails for those days when the wind is not blowing.

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Old 30-04-2016, 09:59   #32
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Re: What is this tool?

Originally Posted by Cheechako View Post
THIS^ is the winner for sure.
No Kidding! I can verify the truthfulness of ZeeHags statement by virtue of many 1st hand experiences!

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Old 30-04-2016, 13:21   #33
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Re: What is this tool?

Maybe a tool to hold a throughhull in place when mounting it?
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as soon as ye ditch it you will learn what it did...... and you wont be able to find another..
Nicely put,won't say how much time I've spent staring at some item I've found trying to figure what it's for or what it can be used for.
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Re: What is this tool?

I agree it is for a nilsson windlass. Had to make one myself.
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Old 10-05-2016, 13:37   #36
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Re: What is this tool?

Looks like a Forum Plug Handle to me: like a garboard plug to drain the bilge when a boat is ashore, but these are fitted with reverse valves made with a ping pong ball for letting the B.S. into a forum when the forum isn't full enough of nonsense!

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