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Caribou Doug
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Unknown Item

Post by Caribou Doug » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:30 am

All,
I was in the shop cleaning up some rolling stock I purchased last year (work keeps getting in my way!) and came across these tucked under the seat. Can anyone tell me what they are? I placed the brake hose in the picture for a size reference.

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Doug
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Re: Unknown Item

Post by steamingdon » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:48 am

I would say they are braces for a seat of some kind .
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Bill Shields
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Re: Unknown Item

Post by Bill Shields » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:44 pm

They appear to be pieces of sheet metal waiting to be used on a DIY project

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Re: Unknown Item

Post by BClemens » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:19 pm

Bill Shields wrote:They appear to be pieces of sheet metal waiting to be used on a DIY project
I was thinking that they had already been made for a DIY project - just lost in the shop before being used. There's a similar problem in my shop.

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Re: Unknown Item

Post by Bill Shields » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:14 am

which makes them available for another project -> I have tons of that stuff in my shop -> wanna trade?

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Re: Unknown Item

Post by BClemens » Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:24 am

The problem with that is after the pieces are gone, their use and need will be revealed...we'll have to make more.

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Re: Unknown Item

Post by Bill Shields » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:49 pm

which is why God made magic markers, luggage tags, Tupperware tubs and old olive jars..

Tag everything and if / when the tags are rotten and fall off...is time to recycle the metal into something useful.

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