Mystery Solved: April 2016 Mystery Tool Answers

| 6/6/2016 2:08:00 PM

April 2016 Mystery Tool A

April 2016 Mystery Tool A

Bearing scraper. “It’s used to clean up, deburr, or size, the bore of a bronze or Babbitt plain bearing,” says Vern Notestine, Frankenmuth, Mich. Identified by John Keifer, Clinton, Pa.; Dennis Prigge, White Lake, Wisc.; Darrell Combs, Citrus Heights, Calif.; Myron Olufson, Gatzke, Minn.; Al Barrigar, Goldendale, Wash.; Ken Davis, Hollis Center, Maine; B.Z. Cashman, Blue Ridge, Ga.; Richard Bader, Middletown, N.Y.; John S. Rauth, Ridgely, Md.; Paul Atha, St. Joseph, Mo.; and Jessie D. Coyle, Cottontown, Tenn. See patent no. 1,015,461. Photo submitted by Terry Schmidt via email.

April 2016 Mystery Tool A

Patent no. 1,015,461: Bearing scraper. Patent granted to Frank J. Vlchek, Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1912.


April 2016 Mystery Tool B

April 2016 Mystery Tool B


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