Anyone Know What This Tool Is For?

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  1. bhs

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    Deciding which tools to take with me on our forthcoming trip (anyone made a list?)

    Have been lugging this one around for years, can't bear to part with it at least until I find out what it is for, then it's free to a good home!

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    An old fashioned wire/sheaf stripper....

    Screw down to where the cutters strip off the outer casing without closing completely and cutting through the wire... (y) (I think)... :)

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    It's for the treatment of venereal disease - has it been washed?
     
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    I take a socket seat a metric ratchet spanner set plus a extra 13mm 15mm 17mm spanners
    set of screw drivers ball pin hammer lump hammer set of pointed pliers ordinary pliers and a Stanley knife
    bill
     
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    cable twisting pliers, never seen a pair before though, darned handy will have to get some.
     
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    very good for height vibration farm machinery roger
     
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    Lock wire pliers. Used by motor racing enthusiast's to lock wire sump plugs etc.
    Very handy tool :)
     
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    exactly what I was thinking
     
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    Blimey again, great answers, think I might ask the meaning of life next!
    Whats the lump hammer for Bill? You never were the owner of a Hymer B574 I suppose?
     
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    Exactly and in the air-craft industry and on board boats it is called mousing......

    Here's a good example

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    I have two different sizes plus two reels of stainless locking wire, it takes great expertise to lock 6 propellor bolts up correctly making sure the wire is taught between them in the right direction of movement,
    And take it from me blood is easily drawn if you don't dress the wire termination correctly, don't ask how I know:eek:
     
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    Brings back happy memories over 50 years from being an apprentice with Bristol Siddley, defo wire locking pliers !!!:happy::happy::happy:
     
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    it is also know as the Manchester screw driver
    you have never owned a bich then I use the lump hammer for many things Frome knocking in wind brake poles to bashing the shitee out the van to knocking in pegs splitting wood for the fire BBQ
    if I brake down I fix my van even the major tings will be done at the side of the road
    BILL
     
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    Any good for Mousing Shackles?
     
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    Probably very good for that except you and I know that we would do it with whatever pair of pliers we have to hand, less need for precision and correct weight and balance on a shackle
     
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    Lump hammer added to the kit, Bills advice noted!
     
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    And a small wood axe I always handy
     
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    Horrid wet day today whilst sorting the workshop it occurred to me that I could finish this post in a tidy fashion, so I have attached picture of my tool kit options , for approval from Happybrewer, need advice as to which is the best shitee beating item or should I take them all?
     
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