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Old 01-09-2017, 06:51 PM
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Anybody know what this is? What its for? What its called?



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Old 01-09-2017, 07:20 PM
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Looks like an oversized gutter stock cutter.
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:51 AM
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Ghilotine !
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Old 01-10-2017, 09:39 PM
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That's an old Stewart Banjaway.

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Old 01-11-2017, 05:52 AM
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originated in israel. it is called the circumsiser.
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Old 01-11-2017, 06:50 AM
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Never seen anything quite like that, but it reminds me of stuff from mid to late 1800's whose function was to press or mash fruits and/or vegetables for juice or pulp or some other product. Could even be for mashing grain I guess ...

But that's just it ... I'm guessing.

??? Corn cracker ???
Apple/peach/pear/grape masher-smasher-crusher ...,

Maybe some type of industrial metal break of some kind to aid in the production of bent metal products or parts.

Big paper cutter?
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Old 01-12-2017, 03:40 AM
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Looks like it presses and then operating that lever on pic 2 moves the pressed side down. A trough catches whatever is produced. My guess some type of grain mill/ grinder.
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Old 01-12-2017, 05:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Gm54-120 View Post
Looks like an oversized gutter stock cutter.
Tin ridge cap joint maker? It kind of has the shape of a ridge cap press.

The trough could be to catch oil.
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Old 01-12-2017, 07:17 AM
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Another guess ...

A machine to slice thin sheets of wood veneer? Or measured slices of something ...
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