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Posted 3 years ago

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Hi guys this was donated to our machinery club in a box of other bits and pieces any one have any idea what it might be

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  1. bobby725 bobby725, 3 years ago
    assuming that the chain recoils, and the prongs on the end od the bit, could it be a mechanism used to start something? just a guess.
  2. Rustfarm Rustfarm, 3 years ago
    This is an old valve lapping tool.
  3. RobH, 3 years ago
    Rustfarm nailed it.
  4. slackjack, 3 years ago
    Way to go , Larry ! Good to hear from you again.
  5. Mick1991, 3 years ago
    Thanks guys, are you positive or at least close to it, I've not found any pictures anything like it online. A lot of this smaller stuff we put on display at local shows and the sought and I wouldn't like to tell someone that's what it is if it in fact isn't because sure as hell there will be an old guy nearby that will correct me lol
  6. RobH, 3 years ago
    Does the small two prong end of the tool have a back and forth motion when you pull the chain? If so then that is a strong indicator that it's a valve lapper.
  7. Mick1991, 3 years ago
    It does mate yes
  8. fuzzmugin fuzzmugin, 3 years ago
    It is definitely a Veteran valve lapping tool as I also have one which came out of my Grand fathers Garage..

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