Home What's It Other National Meets Springfield, MO Fall 2013
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Below are the What's Its that were submitted at the Fall 2013 national tool meet in Springfield, Missouri. 
536 A clothes line reel, patent number 870,475 alt
537 A cutter that uses a single edge razor, possibly for boxes, fabric, string, etc. alt
538 No answer yet alt
539 A polarity indicator, for determining the direction of current flowing through an electrical circuit, text on it reads “Manhattan, 60-600 volts, must not be left in circuit, negative pole turns red,” patent number 802,702 alt
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540 A member identified this as an electrician’s fish tape puller, though it is called a wire gripping tool on page 15 in the “Collectors Guide for Fencing Tools” alt
541 Possibly a stay tool for use on wire fences, looks similar to the ones on page 106 in the “Collectors Guide for Fencing Tools” alt
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542 Possibly for use with molten lead when making bullets alt
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543 A Bulls Eye tire balancer/alignment device alt
544 Possibly a hanger from a suitcase alt
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545 A valve spring compressor alt
546 A wire cutter and wire stripper alt
547 A throttle lever for a tractor alt
548 A valve spring compressor alt
549 A hog holder alt
550 We are still looking for the exact purpose of this file, the patent for the handle is number 591,913 alt
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551 This implement appears to have a whale tooth handle, the tool could be for splicing rope alt
552 No answer yet alt
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553 Possibly a holder for store advertising or hand bills alt
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554 A nasal speculum alt
555 No answer yet alt
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556 An anti-rooting tool for use on a hog’s snout alt
557 An ice creeper that attaches to the heel of a shoe alt
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558 Possibly a tool for measuring O-rings, tubes, or small belts that are used with machinery, text on it appears to read Stoco alt
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559 A pair of Lambert Chalazion Forceps, for use by an eye doctor when removing a cyst from the eyelid. alt
 
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