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    Posted 8 years ago

    huey
    (51 items)

    i found this grinding wheel half buried i the woods .it measures 22 in across.i realy dont see how you could sharpen anything on this.looks like something that came off fred flintstones car.

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    1. hulalady56 hulalady56, 8 years ago
      Living in Ohio I see alot of them in the area except they are normally about 4 - 5 ft. in diameter...to my understanding they were used in mills to grind corn
    2. AzTom AzTom, 8 years ago
      Your grinding wheel probable came from this type grinder. They were common and still a lot of them out there. http://depositphotos.com/5443374/stock-photo-Antique-Grinding-Wheel-Sharpening-Stone.html

      As for the grist mill wheels I think they would have groves on the sides. I can't image there would be a LOT of the 4-5 ft wheels out there, even in Ohio.
    3. huey huey, 8 years ago
      thanks im told there is anouther one somewhere around the property so the hunt goes on

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