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Gizmo Quiz Volume 2 - #16
What's that gizmo?
Yidaki




msg:308716
 7:02 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Tooltime [homepage.mac.com]

What is that gizmo?

 

Nick_W




msg:308717
 7:03 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

VPL calibration unit?

Nick

werty




msg:308718
 7:04 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used for making knurls on a lathe?

Yidaki




msg:308719
 7:04 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>VPL calibration

Lol! I''m not the one who has to answer questions! :)

... VPL calibration? i guess no ...

Yidaki




msg:308720
 7:05 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>knurls on a lathe

Guys, please don't talk turkish with me! ;)

jimbeetle




msg:308721
 7:09 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Does the knurled knob adjust the opening between the two black pincer looking thingies (love those technical terms).

werty




msg:308722
 7:09 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used in manufacturing? Would it be found in a machine shop?

jimbeetle




msg:308723
 7:10 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Does it fit in a pocket?

defanjos




msg:308724
 7:12 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used in woodworking?

Yidaki




msg:308725
 7:13 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>Is it used in manufacturing? Would it be found in a machine shop?

Nope. Not really.

>Does it fit in a pocket?

Hm. Yes.

>Is it used in woodworking?

nope

mack




msg:308726
 7:16 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Would this be part of a larger device?

Mack.

jimbeetle




msg:308727
 7:17 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Okay, I'll repeat it:

Does the knurled knob adjust the opening between the two black pincer looking thingies (love those technical terms).

Yidaki




msg:308728
 7:17 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

no, mack. One piece - one tool.

defanjos




msg:308729
 7:18 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to transfer a measurement from one place to another?

Yidaki




msg:308730
 7:18 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Jim, please specifiy / translate. LOL. :)

>Is it used to transfer a measurement from one place to another?

nope

mack




msg:308731
 7:19 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Does something run through the two groves?

does the wheel section have a ratchet (allows it to rotate in one direction)

Mack.

werty




msg:308732
 7:19 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to make sure the width of something is consistant, perhaps a bike wheel or tire?

jimbeetle




msg:308733
 7:20 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Too technical, huh?

If you turn the knob do the black things move back and forth?

waynet




msg:308734
 7:21 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to make a grove pattern into something?

Yidaki




msg:308735
 7:21 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>Too technical, huh?

am a kraut. :)

>If you turn the knob do the black things move back and forth?

Yep!

Yidaki




msg:308736
 7:23 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>Is it used to make sure the width of something is consistant...

No.

>Is it used to make a grove pattern into something?

erm, nope.

bakedjake




msg:308737
 7:23 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used on humans?

jimbeetle




msg:308738
 7:23 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to measure?

Yidaki




msg:308739
 7:24 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

not used to humans not used to measure.

2oddSox




msg:308740
 7:24 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to grip or hold something?

waynet




msg:308741
 7:24 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it used to hold small items?

Yidaki




msg:308742
 7:25 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

>Is it used to grip or hold something?

somehow ...

werty




msg:308743
 7:26 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Would you call it a clamp or vise?

IS it used to grab onto something to aid in the removal?. Perhaps a tool used to remove the backs off of a watch?

bakedjake




msg:308744
 7:26 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it a brake for a scooter?

RobinC




msg:308745
 7:27 pm on Oct 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

It looks like a strange sort of IC chip extractor tool...

Probably not though ;-)

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