Mystery Tool week 24

A hand held tool or device, see if you can guess what it is.
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zelph
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Re: Mystery Tool week 24

Postby zelph » Thu Mar 06, 2008 7:33 pm

Ridgerunner wrote:Toooo tough. You went out of the country for that one---not fair. :cry: I've never been to England. Were they used in the States?


Been there twice, that makes me legal :mrgreen:

We can only speculate that they were. Daren should know!!! :)
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Re: Mystery Tool week 24

Postby russb » Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:44 pm

The scary thing is I actually knew it was based on the Archimedian screw. I just didn't think that would be the name of it. I figured oops already had it again with "pump drill".

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Re: Mystery Tool week 24

Postby DarenN » Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:53 pm

not me! :oops:
i knew it was a drill similar to a 'yankee drill'. i had no idea about 'archemedian screws'. now i have to go look them up :geek:

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Re: Mystery Tool week 24

Postby Allen » Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:13 pm

DarenN wrote:not me! :oops:
i knew it was a drill similar to a 'yankee drill'. i had no idea about 'archemedian screws'. now i have to go look them up :geek:

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They were used to deliver water uphill.

Very clever.

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Re: Mystery Tool week 24

Postby zelph » Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:49 pm

The yankee drill bits are ground to cut in both directions. :D
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