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    Posted 7 years ago

    hotairfan
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    this is a tool that was used in the slaughter of whale blubber in the 1800's. It is called a flensing tool and was found while on vacation in the state of Maine. It was most likely used on a local whaling vessel.. hotairfan.

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    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Great find & would look great on a beam in my living room! Hint, hint.
    2. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Your kitty looks like my Male cat...
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Probably still smells the blubber Doc.
    4. hotairfan hotairfan, 7 years ago
      to DrFluffy: He's my chubby little buddy, he follows me everywhere... hotairfan.
    5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 7 years ago
      Hotair & Doc, if you come to St. Maarten, be warned not to bring your cats unless on a leash. We have so many stray cats her we named the species. We call them Targets! Just joking with you, - kind of. LOL

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