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#153455 02/24/07 12:18 PM
Joined: Jan 2007
Posts: 38
Nope, not Pyro tools, although I have just found some more that I had forgotten about!!
Also just taken some pics for Pauluk to upload to the discussion forum. Pics of what used to be done in 'the good old days' and one a lot more recently

#153456 02/24/07 02:23 PM
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Posts: 265
Some sort of flaring tool for conduit?????


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#153457 02/24/07 03:39 PM
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Are these tools something that could possibly be used here in the states? [Linked Image]

#153458 02/24/07 04:06 PM
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Posts: 38
To be perfectly honest about their use in the U.S. I have no idea! I will have to be a bit cagey here so that I do not give the game away..... I assume that you have a similar situation there, as we do here, which would warrant their use. [Linked Image]

I will come clean tomorrow about their use.

#153459 02/25/07 04:58 AM
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 205
Am I allowed a second guess?
For turning the knurled rings on old light switch face plates?

#153460 02/25/07 02:10 PM
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Are they Locknut tools ??

#153461 02/25/07 07:57 PM
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pauluk Offline OP
It's for grabbing duplex receptacles while twisting them around so they're U-ground-UP! No, wait, wrong side of the Atlantic...
Don't you mean twisting them around so they're U-ground DOWN?! [Linked Image]

#153462 02/26/07 08:43 AM
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Geoff was right first time, it is a shade ring holder. For those of us with large hands/fingers it is not possible to reach within narrow shades to remove the lock ring so that the shades can be removed. The lamp is removed, and either of the 2 tools locked onto the ring, this is then unscrewed and removed. Simple really, but I have never seen any others. Obviously now that Geoff has had a second guess, his first guess is now not admissible, so there are no winners hey ho! [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by TrimixLeccy (edited 02-26-2007).]

#153463 03/21/07 08:58 PM
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 524
... My first guess was going to be that they were an Obstetrician's much for that idea...

.."if it ain't fixed,don't break a Licensed Electrician"
#153464 03/21/07 10:56 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,143
Originally Posted By Attic Rat:
My first guess was going to be that they were an Obstetrician's much for that idea...
Only for a baby with a teeny tinyhead. laugh

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