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Mystery Solved! March 2011 Mystery Tool Answers

March 2011 Item A 

Pneumatic tire tool 

Pneumatic tire tool, as identified by Fred Aten, Hutchinson, Minn.; Don Schroeder, Berger, Mo.; Stephen Clemens, Mazeppa, Minn.; Milfred Smith, Darwin, Minn.; James Glascock, Cedar Grove, Ind.; Craig Phillips; Robert Johnson; Kermit Wilke; Perry L. Murry; Hans Quistorff. Photo submitted by Robert Scholz, Elmo, Mo. See patent 1,317,143 for a similar item.

March 2011 Item B 

Thatcher's needle 

Thatcher's needle, used in gathering and tying thatch, correctly identified by Don Schroeder. Photo submitted by Terry Schafer, Marietta, Ohio.

March 2011 Item C 

Iron Shoe Strength Builder 

Iron Shoe Strength Builder, correctly identified by Don Schroeder. Photo submitted by Mike Hall, Brown City, Mich.

March 2011 Item D 

Fence repair tool 

Fence repair tool, as identified by Don Schroeder; Stephen Clemens; Joel Blasius, Tea, S.D.; John D. Stohlmann, Omaha, Neb.; Jim Couchman, Medford, Okla.; Arnold Conner, Warren, Ind.; Rich Stone, Colfax, Wis.; Kenneth Clement, Saxon, Wis. Photo submitted by Richard F. Reinhard, Winthrop, Minn. See patent 2,457,382.