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
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
542 Possibly for use with molten lead when making bullets alt
543 A Bulls Eye tire balancer/alignment device alt
544 Possibly a hanger from a suitcase alt
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
551 This implement appears to have a whale tooth handle, the tool could be for splicing rope alt
552 No answer yet alt
553 Possibly a holder for store advertising or hand bills alt
554 A nasal speculum alt
555 No answer yet alt
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
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
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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