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RogerP

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... any ideas?



There are no markings at all and the tip looks like a screwdriver blade. The holes taper slightly but are all about the same size. It's 9 inches overall
 

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jimi43":36z1wlkp said:
It's for setting saw teeth.....
Clickity click
Jim
So it is! :D

Had I been a little more observant I might have noticed that, although the holes are more or less the same, the slots are different widths.

Just one item from a boxful of stuff I got from a car-boot this morning.

Thanks Jim.
 

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jimi43":3ks0xkbj said:
It's for setting saw teeth.....
Drat! I had my money on it being a thickness gauge for sheetmetal (but then it would have to have sizes marked - silly me #-o ).

Cheers, Vann.
 

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jimi43":38j35saf said:
It's for setting saw teeth....
Jim
Interesting that.

If it's designed for use by heavy users of saws, I wonder if the "screwdriver" end was originally slotted for use on saw handle nuts.?
 

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I believe the screwdriver bit on the end was used for setting small saw teeth. This was placed in the gullet between the teeth and twisted to set the teeth of each alternate pair...bosshogg :)
 

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Hi, boshogg

I thought the screwdriver bit was for tightening saw screws.

Pete
 

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Pete Maddex":1agjv2es said:
Hi, boshogg

I thought the screwdriver bit was for tightening saw screws.

Pete
I think it would have had a gap in the middle to clear the centre bolt...or maybe usable on each half of the saw screw on larger nuts.

Jim
 

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