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Old 21-05-2014, 00:35   #1
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Any one know what this tool is?

This was donated to a tool museum and no one seems to know what it is for.

Any ideas?
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Old 21-05-2014, 01:05   #2
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

Part of an Alligator V Belt Piercing Tool

Antique Alligator V Belt piercing tool | eBay
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Old 21-05-2014, 01:48   #3
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

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Part of an Alligator V Belt Piercing Tool

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Wow! Well done, Stu! Simply amazing what knowledge is lurking on CF.

And here I thought that it was a device for leading alligators around on a leash...

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Old 21-05-2014, 02:29   #4
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

The google-fu is strong today grasshopper :-)
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Old 21-05-2014, 02:56   #5
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

I thought it was a tooth pick for gear cleaners. (joke)
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

Thanks Stu.

Once again CF members come through. What a great collective wisdom here.
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Re: Any one know what this tool is?

Why DOES one want to pierce his V belt anyway?
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Why DOES one want to pierce his V belt anyway?
yeahh, I've seen them on noses, ears, even on belly buttons, but not on V belts...
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Why DOES one want to pierce his V belt anyway?

I believe back in the day they were cut to length and spliced together.
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