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Old 07-06-2013, 05:55   #1
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id this tool

Any idea what this is called and its use.
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:58   #2
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FID FID
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:07   #3
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Yes, it's a fid. Used for marlinspike (working with rope). Splicing.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:13   #4
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Its for punching a hole in clouds to attach a skyhook.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:17   #5
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that's not just a fid, that's a fid for REALLY big line, that is
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:28   #6
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Could also be used to puncture holes in intruders.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:35   #7
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...could be a physician's rubber hammer to check your reflexes...tapping your knee caps with the rubber side... Mauritz
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:37   #8
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Re: id this tool

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Its for punching a hole in clouds to attach a skyhook.
No way. Its a tool to attach a skyhook to the skyline.
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:42   #9
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Hmmm, I have an ex-husband who is really lucky you've got that thing and not me.
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Swiss cheese hole maker for "government cheese"....
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Hmmm, I have an ex-husband who is really lucky you've got that thing and not me.
I was about to write that they keep these in SM dungeons but your description is much better
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ShipShape! You want to give your ex a headache...ummm...a hole in the head? Mauritz
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This ain't no boat tool. It is used by geologists to stick it into the ground and get a sample of the soil.
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I think Shipshape wants to get a sample from her ex husband with it.
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Old 07-06-2013, 12:40   #15
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Oh dear, I hate doing this but it looks like I need to defend my ex and own my mistake.

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You want to give your ex a headache...ummm...a hole in the head?
No, his head is empty, poking a hole in his head would only dull the tool and contribute to global warming.

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I think Shipshape wants to get a sample from her ex husband with it.
Nooo, he's drop dead gorgeous, that would be a crime. Here he is in his early 50s - these days it is rare to see men in their 20s who look so fine!

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The proper thing to do would be for everybody to take turns with the tool to poke me in the @ss for getting married to him WITHOUT SAILING TOGETHER FIRST. What was I thinking?!?! Mmmmm, isn't he a babe ...
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