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Old 03-04-2012, 07:02 PM
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All right gentlemen I won't torture you any longer. redsdad got the two car guys.
Steve McQueen and Kenny " Von Dutch" Howard. Both were friends for a long time. William Faulkner wrote a book titled " The Reivers" which was made into a movie starring Steve McQueen. As McQueen said " the real star of the movie was The Winton Flyer" a car that McQueen retained after the movie was finished. Von Dutch hand built that car. Magnificent!!

In the late 50's there was a tv program called "Wanted Dead or Alive" staring a new young actor named Steve McQueen. Josh Randall's ( McQueen ) signature item was a cut down Winchester Model 1892 lever action carbine rifle that he called "Mare's leg". It was chambered in 44-40, a big chunk of lead. The quirky little guy that designed and made the gun ( actually three) was Kenny " Von Dutch "Howard. All in all a pretty handy guy.
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http://www.mcqueenonline.com/yellowwintonflyer.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mare's_Leg

All right redsdad I'll relinquish. You got the floor, but I've got some more doosies!

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Old 05-05-2012, 06:44 PM
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Hate to see this thread go dormant, let me toss one out there.

What are these?

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Old 05-05-2012, 07:10 PM
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Well I'm glad to see it back. I felt kind of bad that I might have spoiled everyone's fun with my question.

Well it looks like there is a steering column, a air hose with a quick disconnect and valve , and a bunch of bent pipes with double shackle spin-bobs on the end. Or the same type of treasures I have in my shop that I can't quite throw out. I might need them one day!
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what are things made from metal........I'll take " the pen is mightier" for a thousand Alex...
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Part of the air brake system for a railroad car
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Old 05-05-2012, 10:33 PM
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LOL, Yes I believe that is there. But like a dummy I am looking at what I am talking about not realizing there are other things in the photo. My question is about the stack of bars with the funny bend in them and then brackets at the ends.

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Old 05-05-2012, 10:34 PM
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Well I'm glad to see it back. I felt kind of bad that I might have spoiled everyone's fun with my question.

Well it looks like there is a steering column, a air hose with a quick disconnect and valve , and a bunch of bent pipes with double shackle spin-bobs on the end. Or the same type of treasures I have in my shop that I can't quite throw out. I might need them one day!
LOL, I'm sorry guys, I am after the bent pipes with the double shackle spin-bobs.

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Old 05-05-2012, 10:52 PM
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Looks like part of a mechanical brake system, similar to (but not same as) what's seen in this diagram:

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Yes, they are from a Model A (or should I say they are from Model A's?) You got it, it's your floor.

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I served part of my apprenticeship on Westinghouse air brakes and my first car was model A so that was far too easy.
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Kind of a softball, but what did the emblem below come on?

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Old 05-06-2012, 10:42 AM
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1958 Dodge De Soto. Got to work all day, passing off to Boothboy for another tuffy.
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:03 PM
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Thanks for passing it back, but I'll save the " How the heck did he know that?" stuff for latter. Let's let this thread reestablish itself a little. Here is a easy one.

anybody recognize this tool?
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:59 PM
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Is it for putting eyelets in leather or something?

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Old 05-06-2012, 02:23 PM
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Nope. Not even close. This is a automotive tool. I do realize that leather is and was used for automotive applications but that's not what this handy little tool does. I took it from the forth drawer of my Old Mans tool box although I'll bet he used it on his personal cars.
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