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Old 21-12-2017, 07:43   #1
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unknown (to me) tool

Anyone know what is this....






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Old 21-12-2017, 09:22   #2
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I have a feeling its an old traditional aid to splicing heavy cordage such as manila back before the modern ropes and mechanical aids came along.. a puller.
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As part of a Spanish windlass perhaps??
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The 104 mm is the cleat. Attach rope to be pulled with both hands.
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