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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Any ideas what this is used for? I’ve never seen one before, but I’m assuming it’s some sort of tool.

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    1. Karl-Fodor, 3 years ago
      Magyarországon hasonlót használtak a villanyszerel?k a m?anyag cs? tágításához , hogy egymásba dughassák a vezeték számára.
    2. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      The angles of the tapers on the cones look like standard cork shapes. It may have been used by glass blowers to shape the mouth of a bottle(?)
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 3 years ago
      Karl, afraid not many of us speak Hungarian. How about trying German or French etc..
    4. Irishcollector. Irishcollector., 3 years ago
      Could it be for flaring lead or copper pipes for joining?
    5. Horseradishman1 Horseradishman1, 3 years ago
      How big is it? What do the ends look like?
    6. Abshire Abshire, 3 years ago
      I believe it is a rimming tool for cooper pipe when I was a kid my father had one for small galvanized pipe. After you cut the pipe with a pipe cutter it leaves a little lip inside the pipe. I remember his all ways using it to clean it out
    7. lzenglish lzenglish, 3 years ago
      @Abshire....I believe you are referring to a "Reaming Tool", as apposed to a "Rimming Tool", which removes the burr left after a cut ?
    8. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 3 years ago
      Looks like a old plumbers flearing tool for 3/8 1/2 & 3/4 pipe....
    9. Karl-Fodor, 2 years ago
      In Hungary, the electrical network runs in a plastered wall in a plastic pipe and solutes the plastic pipes by widening one by such a device. More size is needed because more thickness is used depending on the number of wires.

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