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Post  NEW222 on Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:29 pm

Just as the title says. What were they thinking...... Picked up some parts from a friend today at a funfly, and this was included. Why? What could the purpose possibly be? If anyone can think of any reasons, please enlighten me with it! Very Happy Also, along with the parts was this weird wrench (above the two Cox wrenches). Only marking on it is 'ACME'. Does anyone recognize it, or to what it possibly belongs. Only the small open end fits a standard glowplug. Hole in the handle does not. Thanks.

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Post  NEW222 on Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:31 pm

Also, as I believe that is finished, does anyone happen to know anything one can do with the buggered up tank?
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Post  Mark Diedrichs on Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:59 pm

The acme wrench is probably a old roller skate tool. That's my guess!! Mark
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Post  Levent Suberk on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:00 pm

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Post  Ken Cook on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:10 pm

I immediately recognized the ACME wrench. It's not a fishing reel wrench. I'm a carpenter and that wrench is a pocket door hardware wrench. ACME still makes that wrench and I have them in my tool box. I usually bend them at a right angle to access the trolley wheels.
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Post  Mark Diedrichs on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:24 pm

Remember coyote v's roadrunner cartoons? The acme stuff never worked!!!!
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Post  NEW222 on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:27 pm

Well, that was apparently an easy one to solve then! Very Happy

Now back to the fuel tank issue..... Very Happy
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Post  Marleysky on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:34 pm

Ken Cook wrote:           I immediately recognized the ACME wrench. It's not a fishing reel wrench. I'm a carpenter and that wrench is a pocket door hardware wrench. ACME still makes that wrench and I have them in my tool box. I usually bend them at a right angle to access the trolley wheels.

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Acme was bought by Stanley!?
You’re both right!   I was leaning toward a Roadrunner/Coyote explosive timer ratchet setting wrench.
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Post  Levent Suberk on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:36 pm

Yes, it is used for bifold doors:

http://www.hsbuild.com/product/part/HB30
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Post  Levent Suberk on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:52 pm

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Post  Mark Diedrichs on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:53 pm

Mystery solved at last, eureka!!!
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Post  rsv1cox on Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:59 pm

NEW222 wrote:Well, that was apparently an easy one to solve then! Very Happy

Now back to the fuel tank issue..... Very Happy

A very leaky funnel Chancey.

Or, polish it up and put it in your "It's a mystery to me" drawer.
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Post  Levent Suberk on Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:08 pm

NEW222 wrote:Well, that was apparently an easy one to solve then! Very Happy

Now back to the fuel tank issue..... Very Happy

An alcohol stove Very Happy

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Post  Mark Diedrichs on Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:32 pm

Excellent way to refurbish the tank!! Just don't burn the house down in the process!! ALL GOOD , Mark
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