Wondering what this thing is... Any help?

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  1. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Active Member

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    This monstrosity sits on one of the properties we maintain. I have no idea what it is, but it's huge, the top of my head comes to about the top of that warning sign. It's obviously very old and weathered. I suspect that it was moved there and set on the concrete foundation.

    Thanks in advance...

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    One more pic...

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    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Wow! VERY cool, whatever it is -
    Are there ANY markings of any kind anywhere on this thing?
  4. Double D

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    Looks like a press or vice of some kind.
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  5. muddober

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    Don, I do not have clue of what it is other than it appears to be some type of stamp mill and it looks like it is cocked meaning it could be very dangerous.

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    There are a few markings on that crossbar near the top, Terry... but to be honest I may have to bring my binoculars to make them out. :p
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    Wow... I see that now. :eek::eek::eek:
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    It's a pre-war KL72 Mk. III(B) Flux Capacitor. They were used mostly in North Africa, and it's rare to find one stateside. WAG as to the value would be $437,912.89. If the energy transfer tube was still intact, closer to $438,000.
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    Nice one Juker!;)
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    For a second there, it almost sounded like I knew what I was talking about, eh? :D

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    I was thinking a Flying Jinny or maybe a Potted Meat press. :D
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    I know this Juker, you had Donny thinking he was rich!:eek::p
  13. Bobitis

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    Potted meat press..
    :lmao::thumbsup:

    Looks like ya could fit a buffalo in there. The collateral damage would be devasting!:eek:
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    That is RICH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Those serrated jaws must be where they seal the cans; a one-step operation. And I do loves me some Spam!
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    Jaw crusher.
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