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#152448 - 04/22/05 04:48 AM Guess the Tool
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Circa 1950's. There is nothing stamped on it. This one I've used.


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#152449 - 04/22/05 07:00 AM Re: Guess the Tool
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Look like a tool used to open spring connectors.
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#152450 - 04/22/05 07:32 AM Re: Guess the Tool
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If you mean like an automotive snap ring connector, it does function that way, but no. Think light fixture.
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#152451 - 04/22/05 07:45 AM Re: Guess the Tool
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A broken incandescent lamp removal tool.

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#152452 - 04/22/05 08:53 AM Re: Guess the Tool
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They are chain pliers. Either to open or close chain used to suspend lighting fixtures. Chain has links about 1" to 1 1/2" long.
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#152453 - 04/22/05 06:26 PM Re: Guess the Tool
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Swag chain pliers.
I have a pair that are cast and gold color.
I've had them for 25 yrs.
Works good to spread and rebend fixture chain.
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#152454 - 04/22/05 09:11 PM Re: Guess the Tool
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I should have known I couldn't stump this forum!!!!!!! Swag chain pliers they are.
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