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    Posted 5 months ago

    Monamydog2
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    I have no clue what this is could someone please help me by telling me what this is used for. It was found in an old garage.

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    1. flashlarue flashlarue, 5 months ago
      Looks like a homemade clamp of some sort.
    2. dav2no1 dav2no1, 5 months ago
      Blackhawk
      Early 6218 9/16 Nut-Holding Speeder Socket Wrench

      There's a crap load of info in this link, use the above to find the info..or keep scrolling till you see the picture..

      http://alloy-artifacts.org/blackhawk-innovation.html


      "In use, the sliding extension was pushed out and slipped over the bolt head, and the spring then held it in place while the speeder loosened or tightened the nut.

      What was the motivation for this tool? Certain service jobs required turning nuts on bolts that were not secured by other parts, so that the bolt would need to be held while the nut was turned. Since a speeder wrench really needs two hands for efficient operation, placing a bolt-holding extension on the shank allows the speeder to work, well, speedily.

      The catalogs recommended this particular tool for Model T engine base bolts, but there were probably many other applications as well. Blackhawk also made a similar 6216 model with a 1/2 socket, which was recommended for Model T rear axle service jobs."

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