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    Posted 4 years ago

    toolman444
    (2 items)

    Its a tool to do something like dip something? I swear I know what it is but cant remember! Its black metal, 29" long, about 3/8"w and 1/4 thick. It has marks at every inch on the shaft. Obviously hand made and old. One end has a small "corkscrew" on it like maybe to screw into something to pick it out of a liquid??? The other end has like a shelf thing to lower something into a liquid maybe? I'm lost! Sorry about bad pics.

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    1. UncleRon UncleRon, 4 years ago
      It is a "mud spoon" used by miners to scrape out (horizontally) or lift out (vertically) debris from a hole bored for placing a blasting charge. The inch markings measured the depth of the hole. I don't know what the "corkscrew" was for; possibly to help loosen compacted debris in the bottom of the hole.
    2. toolman444, 4 years ago
      That was amazing UncleRon! Thanks!
    3. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 4 years ago
      Chalk up another one for UncleRon, solved it quick!!!
      Welcome to CW toolman444, this is a great place, to learn, and maybe teach, about the things we have, or collect! :^)
    4. toolman444, 4 years ago
      any ideas on age?

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