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Posted 2 years ago

paulymatic
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Nobody seems to know what this is. This was found in Central Illinois in Janesville. It was at an old welding shop, but was not necessarily welding related as there was tons of plunder at this old shop.
Thanks!

Mystery Solved

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  1. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
    Looks like something you would stick in the ground?
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Do any parts move or appear to have moved before ?
  3. paulymatic, 2 years ago
    Had not thought about it being stuck into the ground, possible.
    No moving parts...has 3 tines that are rather robust and were probably really sharp at one time. Thanks for looking
  4. iggy iggy, 2 years ago
    Dandelion or weed puller?
  5. RRP RRP, 2 years ago
    Need a few more pics?
  6. Whatsitman, 1 year ago
    This is a "Coolerator" ice cube pick/holder used with a "Coolerator" Ice Cube Cutter Tray which cut cubes in blocks of ice and allowed the ice pick to cut them loose and the retainer to hold them in place (Patent #2,070,773 from 1935)
  7. swampdogg swampdogg, 1 year ago
    Paulymatic I would mount that on a ole barn blank hang it on the wall friends come over they go WTH is that ? it's a Coolerator LOL
  8. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    Thomas, you had a childhood everywhere in the East . LOL!!
  9. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 1 year ago
    ",I was born in the back of a Greyhound Bus, going down hwy. 41".
  10. paulymatic, 1 year ago
    Whoa! That is great! Thanks Whatisitman...totally makes sense. I will pass this on to the owner. That is fantastic!
  11. LadyBee, 10 months ago
    I have a larger one and it is a trap for moles. You stick it in the ground and as the mole runs through his tunnel, it traps him and "does away with him"! That is what I was told. Ours looks just like yours, but it is larger! Great item and useful! Ladybee
  12. Gillian, 10 months ago
    Not something you want to do an image search on - Mole trap. They don't even see it coming. Seriously though, horrible way to get rid of an animal.
  13. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 10 months ago
    If it has no moving parts, how does it kill the little buggers ? They impale themselves ? They commit pest-icide ?
  14. lzenglish lzenglish, 10 months ago
    Patent Picture.........................

    https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/4d/e3/67/dab61414a89be4/US2070773.pdf



  15. paulymatic, 10 months ago
    "If it has no moving parts, how does it kill the little buggers ? They impale themselves ? They commit pest-icide ?"
    Hilarious comment! I love it!
    Go to YouTube and look up Mouse Trap Mondays. Might find something entertaining there!


  16. hotairfan hotairfan, 7 months ago
    Whatsitman is right. I posted this tool with the ice cuber along with it about 3 yrs. ago. Ck. it out. it gifes a full description as to how you use it.

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