Just For the Heckofit

A hand held tool or device, see if you can guess what it is.
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Just For the Heckofit

Postby zelph » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:40 pm

Need some information about this item. Is it hand operated or machine? If machine, what kind? How does it work?

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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby Pure Mahem » Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:13 am

first reciprocating saw, lol :mrgreen:
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby CajunHiker » Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:28 am

Cheese straightener.

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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby oops56 » Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:12 am

zelph wrote:Need some information about this item. Is it hand operated or machine? If machine, what kind? How does it work?

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Now i think its to make two cuts in a log for log cabins then chisel it out.
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby Ridgerunner » Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:23 pm

That is the homemade ol' Whatchamacallit Thingermabob Saw. It was used to amputate derby race horses that broke a leg thus enableing the owner to keep his prized animal for stud service and also created the beginning of the three legged horse races. After the SPCA got wind of the procedure, it was banned but the races were so popular that they started using children and potato sacks instead. :lol:
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby Ridgerunner » Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:05 pm

Zelph, this is what my brother-in-law told me about your saw, "Bro. it is a one man cross cut saw. Dad has a few of the two man type. you anchor one end to a fallen tree (Pinchers on the end) and the handle goes up and the one man pushes back and forth."
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby zelph » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:52 am

Ridgerunner wrote:Zelph, this is what my brother-in-law told me about your saw, "Bro. it is a one man cross cut saw. Dad has a few of the two man type. you anchor one end to a fallen tree (Pinchers on the end) and the handle goes up and the one man pushes back and forth."


That explanation and the one oops gave sounds like an accurate description of what the saw is for and how it is operated. On the very front end there is a metal piece attached that may be for regulating the depth of the cut.

Thank You everyone for your input. I envision a homesteader having to use one to cut to length logs to be split for fire wood. Having to cook on an open fireplace. Man!!!! do we have it easy or what!
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby Pure Mahem » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:55 am

Thank God for Husqavarna! :mrgreen:
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Re: Just For the Heckofit

Postby zelph » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:58 am

Pure Mahem wrote:Thank God for Husqavarna! :mrgreen:


Oh Yes!!!! ya gotta love those people :D
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