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    Posted 3 years ago

    srarman
    (9 items)

    This is made of cast iron. Made by F. E. Myers and Bro. I suspect it has something to do with a hay carrier and fork. Pressure on either paddle on the sides allows the center part to swing down away from the hook end. Thank you in advance for your help.

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    1. slackjack, 3 years ago
      You are right. It's part of a F E Myers hay trolley system. I found other refrences on line.
    2. srarman, 3 years ago
      I see lots of pictures of their hay trolleys but nothing like this piece. I'd like to know how it works exactly. I suspect it may be a trip mechanism for a fork. ???
    3. lzenglish lzenglish, 3 years ago
      You suspect right, as it is a "Universal Trip Mechanism". Read the link below, for the operation of it.

      https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/antique-iron-myers-universal-442905692

    4. srarman, 3 years ago
      I have found a better description here;
      https://books.google.com/books?id=TLM7AQAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA48&lpg=RA2-PA48&dq=Antique+Iron+Myers+Universal+Reversible+Hay+Sling+Pulley&source=bl&ots=tLV9aO7SaZ&sig=anMGbvsOcGFiamH_ubAoV1_a1ao&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiY6NXkvvzeAhWdn4MKHQ8LBV8Q6AEwDHoECAYQAQ#v=onepage&q=Antique%20Iron%20Myers%20Universal%20Reversible%20Hay%20Sling%20Pulley&f=false
    5. srarman, 3 years ago
      Again, thank you.

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