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Mystery Solved! April 2012 Mystery Tool Answers

| 5/15/2012 10:42:28 AM

April 2012 Mystery Tool A 

April 2012 Mystery Tool A 

Hoop dog (also known as hoop lifter or lever hook), used as a lever to loosen a barrel's chime hoop. Also used to press a bulged stave into place for starting the chime hoop over the end of the barrel. Photo submitted by Jim Glascock, Cedar Grove, Ind. 

April 2012 Mystery Tool B 

April 2012 Mystery Tool B 

Tire tool, used to spread a tire to vulcanize a patch on the interior. Photo submitted by Richard Bader, Middletown, N.Y. See patent no. 1,946,912. 


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