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#152448 - 04/22/05 07:48 AM Guess the Tool  
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Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,260
Fullerton, CA USA
Circa 1950's. There is nothing stamped on it. This one I've used.


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#152449 - 04/22/05 10:00 AM Re: Guess the Tool  
renosteinke  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 5,316
Blue Collar Country
Look like a tool used to open spring connectors.

#152450 - 04/22/05 10:32 AM Re: Guess the Tool  
sandsnow  Offline
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 167
Irvine, CA, USA
If you mean like an automotive snap ring connector, it does function that way, but no. Think light fixture.

Larry LeVoir
City of Irvine, CA

#152451 - 04/22/05 10:45 AM Re: Guess the Tool  
Roger  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
A broken incandescent lamp removal tool.


#152452 - 04/22/05 11:53 AM Re: Guess the Tool  
Creighton  Offline
Joined: Jan 2002
Posts: 59
Hayward, CA
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.

#152453 - 04/22/05 09:26 PM Re: Guess the Tool  
tkb  Offline
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 94
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.

#152454 - 04/23/05 12:11 AM Re: Guess the Tool  
sandsnow  Offline
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Posts: 167
Irvine, CA, USA
I should have known I couldn't stump this forum!!!!!!! Swag chain pliers they are.

Larry LeVoir
City of Irvine, CA

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