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Mystery tool .... any ideas?

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  1. Johnno19

    Johnno19 New Member

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    Hello all, I've owned this tool for many years. I have had suggestions it could be Military/Artillery related but also someone suggested Railway. Anybody seen anything like it or have any ideas?

    Thank you!

    John

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  2. Flying Phil

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    I wonder if it is some sort of Inspection gauge to check a dimension on a specific item?
     
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    My immediate thought is some form of wheel tyre wear gauge. The two studs touch the back of the tyre and the moveable part measures any hollow in the tread. Just a guess, though.
     
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    Device for measuring the faculties of the 500 conservative members polled recently? (sorry cheap shot but...….):)
     
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