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Old 25-05-12   #1 (permalink)
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What's this for?

As above saw this in eBay, couldn't think what it was for?
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Re: What's this for?

you push the right hand side against a scaffold tube or similar, and the two halfs come apart. once through it will not come apart and you can use it a an anchor point.
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As above saw this in eBay, couldn't think what it was for?
This was posted recently -from memory its a pointless harness attachement that no one will ever need use or want

But i could be thinking of something else
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Thats been posted before . Al Baker knew what it was for . He even sent a pic of them using it to hook on to a big ship from a small vessel.
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I'll try a search then cheers
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It may be something that fits around a mast. It doesn't look either man enough or practical enough to join vessels together. You'd use steel shackles and chain, wire or rope, not alloy.
The alloy looks like it seperates and fits around a specific profile when closed. Could be an emergency kicking strap fitting. Or something to do with a jury rig. That's assuming it is actually a piece of boating paraphernalia.
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As above saw this in eBay, couldn't think what it was for?
I think you put a sheet over your self then clamp that to your head and walk about pretending to be a dalek
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It may be something that fits around a mast. It doesn't look either man enough or practical enough to join vessels together. You'd use steel shackles and chain, wire or rope, not alloy.
The alloy looks like it seperates and fits around a specific profile when closed. Could be an emergency kicking strap fitting. Or something to do with a jury rig. That's assuming it is actually a piece of boating paraphernalia.
Would like to add that it wasnt the said implement here that they were using to hook on to the ship , the photo was just an example of its theoretical functionality .
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Yup said you saw it on eBay, does it not say in the description?
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It's item number 110869373624 and just says for tree climbing I've emailed him to ask.
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