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    Posted 5 years ago

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    My husband found this out behind his grandfathers house many years ago. I cannot find anything telling me what it might be. Does anyone have any ideas?

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    1. lizzycbw lizzycbw, 5 years ago
      I thought someone would have chipped in by now .... I'm so curious too!
    2. Goldenwing, 5 years ago
      Looks like a Jack hammer bit
    3. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      It's an anchor for holding the tendons when prestressing concrete. It's made of aluminum to withstand the corrosion.
    4. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      Not an expert so I really don't know the details how it works. Frank Holister Co. "16" probably stands for its 16 claws.
    5. CheckerWoman, 5 years ago
      Can you show me where you found that info? Please?
    6. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      Here's a patent drawing:
    7. OlofZ OlofZ, 5 years ago
      Cool find, I hope you can find out more details how it's used. Looks quite sinister! :)
    8. CheckerWoman, 5 years ago
      Outstanding! Thank you so very much!

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