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Post by PanBiker » 08 Apr 2020, 12:59

Good go Kev, I would concur.
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PanBiker wrote:
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Good go Kev, I would concur.
Do you mean Chinatyke?
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Post by PanBiker » 08 Apr 2020, 13:09

Indeed, doh! thought it was you Kev. :banghead:
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Post by Stanley » 08 Apr 2020, 13:15

No, but I can see why you thought that China.
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Cathy » 08 Apr 2020, 13:43

Are you attempting to make a face mask Stanley?
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Post by Big Kev » 08 Apr 2020, 13:49

PanBiker wrote:
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Indeed, doh! thought it was you Kev. :banghead:
It's been a long two weeks, go and do some ironing :-)
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Post by Big Kev » 08 Apr 2020, 13:51

Plumber's asbestos mat, for protecting behind pipework when soldering?
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Big Kev wrote:
08 Apr 2020, 13:49
It's been a long two weeks, go and do some ironing
Done all that Kev and did a pair of my jeans as an encore. :biggrin2: :extrawink:
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Post by Tizer » 08 Apr 2020, 15:54

Cathy wrote:
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Are you attempting to make a face mask Stanley?
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PanBiker wrote:
08 Apr 2020, 15:00
Big Kev wrote:
08 Apr 2020, 13:49
It's been a long two weeks, go and do some ironing
Done all that Kev and did a pair of my jeans as an encore. :biggrin2: :extrawink:
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Post by Stanley » 09 Apr 2020, 02:02

Sorry to all of you. No Cathy, not a face mask and nothing to do with plumbers either!
Trying to think of a clue..... It's made of cotton. (Does that help?)
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Post by chinatyke » 09 Apr 2020, 03:44

It seems to be very strong and precise. The two cuts are the same length and position, although these could be just so that a belt could be threaded through. It must be made for a very specific use. Brainwave!: Is the bottom open? Could it be for threading on a belt so that a heavy tool could be carried safely, like a steeplejack carrying a sledgehammer when he climbed a ladder? Or even so that a sledgehammer could be hoisted by rope up a chimney?

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Post by Cathy » 09 Apr 2020, 04:42

Is it a filter of some sort?
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Post by Stanley » 09 Apr 2020, 04:56

China, sorry. Ingenious but miles off! Cathy, no but you are closer as long as you look at simple answers like that. You are all going to kick yourselves!
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Post by Gloria » 09 Apr 2020, 07:29

Looks like a primitive type of glove or sock?
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Post by Stanley » 09 Apr 2020, 08:03

Sorry Gloria, it's even more simple than that! You know what this is! Get right back to basics.
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Post by Gloria » 09 Apr 2020, 08:11

A dish cloth?
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Post by chinatyke » 09 Apr 2020, 08:30

Desperate Dan's toilet tissue replacement?

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Post by Stanley » 09 Apr 2020, 08:39

Sorry, nowhere near. The clue is going to be so obvious..... :sad:
Try this... when it is in use it is adjustable.
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Cathy » 10 Apr 2020, 00:32

Could it be Curtain Heading Tape for pleating curtains? 🤔
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Post by chinatyke » 10 Apr 2020, 01:29

Home-made oven mitt?

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Post by Stanley » 10 Apr 2020, 01:46

Oh God! This is one of the ones I think is easy and obvious but fools everyone!
When in use one is said to turn it up.
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Post by Cathy » 10 Apr 2020, 02:18

Gosh you are up early today Stanley, or am I losing track of time?

Is this something you are doing with an old shirt sleeve. Just thinking ‘turn it up’, turn up the cuffs?
Doesn’t look like it belongs to anything that has a volume knob.
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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by chinatyke » 10 Apr 2020, 04:45

It's a wick! A paraffin heater wick?

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Post by Stanley » 10 Apr 2020, 05:09

YES!!!!!! That's it! I thought it was so easy..... Just goes to show. You're right China, it's one of the large flat wicks that were used in low level paraffin heaters used for brooders and often for warming the engines of cars overnight. We used to keep one lit in the outside lavatory to stop it freezing up in winter.
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