Old Plumbing Tool?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by devmann, May 7, 2007.

  1. devmann

    devmann New Member

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  2. my opinion---guess----

    it looks like a rope holder- tightener-- for lead joints


    when they poured a lead joint on a horizontal
    the rope had to be held in place with something
    like that
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    It would have been a cumbersome tool to use compared to the spring clamps used later, but the center "funnel" would have minimized lead leaking out.
  4. devmann

    devmann New Member

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    It was one of my dads tools and I have had for years in a draw not knowing what it really was.... Thanks.....

    You have an interesting site here... I think I will hang around and learn something.....
    Last edited: May 8, 2007
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