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    Posted 12 months ago

    lptools
    (28 items)

    Trying to put a name to this!! Have had quite a few guesses, but no luck with a photo or document to verify!

    Mystery Solved

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    1. dav2no1 dav2no1, 12 months ago
      It looks very familiar..is it a surveyors tripod? It would nice if we could see the whole thing and if you explained how it folds or unfolds..
    2. lptools, 12 months ago
      I don't believe it would work as a tripod. First photo shows all of the bars folded. Second photo shows the bars splayed out and extended, it will not stand up on its own. Looks more like the back legs of an easel.
    3. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 11 months ago
      With the metal 'point' on the extendable part, it looks like it'd be a marking gauge for something. Does it look like there could have been an additional piece that passed horizontally thru the hole in the metal brackets on the other end?

      Just guessing, I don't even know if those two thoughts would logically go together...???
    4. lptools, 11 months ago
      For all I know, I could have it upside down in the photo!! One guess that I received is a Sign Painter’s Stand, but could not confirm!!
    5. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 11 months ago
      OK, here's the other thing I was thinking of but couldn't come up with the word for -- still really doesn't look correct, but could it be some form of pantograph device?
    6. dav2no1 dav2no1, 11 months ago
      I believe it's part of a folding easel, missing some parts?
    7. BonaFide, 11 months ago
      they would have a guy holding it with a thing on top...while the surveyors shot the grade like dave said kind of ..smiling ...my best guess...
    8. lptools, 11 months ago
      Looks a little fragile for site work!!
    9. lptools, 11 months ago
      Could be missing parts!!
    10. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 11 months ago
      well it could part of a clothes dryer -saw one recently and was amazed- they fold up entirely made of wood, and would extend to hang wet clothes to dry -z???
    11. skyguy, 11 months ago
      its one of three tripod legs for a old camera......flip the thing upside down
    12. skyguy, 11 months ago
      https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=APq-WBs6ktVdSSVMZu_i_Xg3BgjgRmD4nw:1646264435008&source=univ&tbm=isch&q=vintage+wood+tripods&fir=pYXwGBtywgeN6M%252C9VgxhGfi4OBC3M%252C_%253BB9xW_Gc8kLanqM%252ChRV0D6RLfbwp7M%252C_%253BCMs5U2sbci0prM%252CxWpdlUuwm_FJvM%252C_%253BtQyRKAlodB9YUM%252CVnnWA06dKuDlBM%252C_%253BttRIrIa1EPBpPM%252Cb2MUIO2X4fV2IM%252C_%253BcliuSSE-gl1-cM%252ConJk3sZfRAdF9M%252C_%253BqA2lh7ge_VpJzM%252CLpaTYiuueAbvXM%252C_%253BcsR0nyAcIakG7M%252CxNgPuJro6j66tM%252C_%253BN-8MrF9UsKTVsM%252Cb2MUIO2X4fV2IM%252C_%253B7f2-TrVKRtOhKM%252CD92XAM5a1SCCpM%252C_%253Bxi_Q6_Iqz9YqOM%252CR9dNttUqrCFyaM%252C_%253BP05FKXxPSP1P1M%252CmKSe96vyFcu5aM%252C_%253BotgaqCbPxdhaZM%252CxWpdlUuwm_FJvM%252C_%253BpNGNrLNLLNG35M%252ClPwcftPvcbMr3M%252C_%253B0-0M6dkfBCoDMM%252Cb2MUIO2X4fV2IM%252C_%253BcEM71llvxK_XVM%252Ck8yQJ0kAc8w4JM%252C_%253B3Zc6cEp7TMHgXM%252CHFedAyzP3fJxaM%252C_%253B2jXti7X86zFocM%252CFRwCLIOuTlzbwM%252C_&usg=AI4_-kR8UewmmkE5G8m3nMxvRbz-W15MnQ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjihuv2zKj2AhVvmeAKHUEVAWoQjJkEegQICxAC&biw=1920&bih=955&dpr=1
    13. skyguy, 11 months ago
      https://www.alamy.com/an-antique-wood-camera-with-bellows-atop-an-old-wooden-tripod-isolated-on-white-image236221931.html?pv=1&stamp=2&imageid=E7ECF92D-2617-4CE2-BEFE-5918C0642E79&p=401744&n=0&orientation=0&pn=1&searchtype=0&IsFromSearch=1&srch=foo%3dbar%26st%3d0%26pn%3d1%26ps%3d100%26sortby%3d2%26resultview%3dsortbyPopular%26npgs%3d0%26qt%3dvintage%2520antique%2520retro%2520old%2520camera%2520on%2520wooden%2520tripod%26qt_raw%3dvintage%2520antique%2520retro%2520old%2520camera%2520on%2520wooden%2520tripod%26lic%3d3%26mr%3d0%26pr%3d0%26ot%3d0%26creative%3d%26ag%3d0%26hc%3d0%26pc%3d%26blackwhite%3d%26cutout%3d%26tbar%3d1%26et%3d0x000000000000000000000%26vp%3d0%26loc%3d0%26imgt%3d0%26dtfr%3d%26dtto%3d%26size%3d0xFF%26archive%3d1%26groupid%3d%26pseudoid%3d%26a%3d%26cdid%3d%26cdsrt%3d%26name%3d%26qn%3d%26apalib%3d%26apalic%3d%26lightbox%3d%26gname%3d%26gtype%3d%26xstx%3d0%26simid%3d%26saveQry%3d%26editorial%3d1%26nu%3d%26t%3d%26edoptin%3d%26customgeoip%3d%26cap%3d1%26cbstore%3d1%26vd%3d0%26lb%3d%26fi%3d2%26edrf%3d%26ispremium%3d1%26flip%3d0%26pl%3d
    14. lptools, 11 months ago
      Thanks for the info!! Now I have to find the top piece/plate!!
    15. skyguy, 11 months ago
      lol good luck....
    16. lptools, 11 months ago
      I know, I was just joking!!

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