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streetsnake
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posted 11-13-2012 03:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for streetsnake   Click Here to Email streetsnake     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Was wondering if anyone knew what this might be...

Spaceguy5
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posted 11-13-2012 04:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Spaceguy5   Click Here to Email Spaceguy5     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Are there no identifying marking, part numbers, or anything on it?

streetsnake
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posted 11-13-2012 05:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for streetsnake   Click Here to Email streetsnake     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Nope, nothing on it at all.

mikepf
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posted 11-14-2012 11:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mikepf   Click Here to Email mikepf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Its either a thingamajig or doohickey. Sorry I can't be of any help, but just could not resist. Best wishes on identifying it.

garymilgrom
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posted 11-14-2012 12:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for garymilgrom   Click Here to Email garymilgrom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How do you know it's space related?

streetsnake
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posted 11-14-2012 02:18 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for streetsnake   Click Here to Email streetsnake     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by garymilgrom:
How do you know it's space related?
I guess I don't but it was in with all the other space food and everything else in the box was NASA related.

David Carey
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posted 11-14-2012 07:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for David Carey   Click Here to Email David Carey     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by streetsnake:
Nope, nothing on it at all.

Others may see it differently or have other facts but in my experience the 'spacier' hardware gets, the more there are numerous markings on said hardware.

Enjoy the hunt, wherever it leads. That's much of the fun...

SpaceAholic
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posted 11-14-2012 07:07 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Knob off a Block I Popeil dial-o-matic food slicer? Should bare contract number NAS9-RONCO

fredtrav
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posted 11-14-2012 11:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for fredtrav   Click Here to Email fredtrav     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It is a thingamabob.

Sy Liebergot
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posted 11-15-2012 09:14 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Sy Liebergot   Click Here to Email Sy Liebergot     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sure looks like a pip pin.

randy
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posted 11-15-2012 07:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for randy   Click Here to Email randy     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It's a widgit.

onesmallstep
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posted 11-16-2012 03:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for onesmallstep   Click Here to Email onesmallstep     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Bottle cap seal for Wally Schirra's urine sample keg?

OV-105
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posted 11-16-2012 05:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for OV-105   Click Here to Email OV-105     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The pump handel from the dressing dispener from JSC food court?

ilbasso
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posted 11-17-2012 05:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ilbasso   Click Here to Email ilbasso     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Aperture flywheel graumis with vacuum gasket (left-handed variety)

SpaceAholic
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posted 11-17-2012 07:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
On further reflection, the component has amazing similarity to the differential girdlespring integrated within a Turbo Encabulator

MattJL
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posted 11-17-2012 08:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MattJL     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looks more like an illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator. Careful with that thing!

tegwilym
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posted 11-19-2012 03:23 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tegwilym   Click Here to Email tegwilym     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looks like that snappy thing the chiropractor uses on my back.

Rob Joyner
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posted 11-19-2012 08:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Rob Joyner   Click Here to Email Rob Joyner     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Cosmic corkscrew.

Hart Sastrowardoyo
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posted 11-21-2012 01:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hart Sastrowardoyo   Click Here to Email Hart Sastrowardoyo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It's the prototype for a self-sealing stem bolt or a reverse-ratcheting routing planer. (Points if you get the reference.)

ilbasso
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posted 11-21-2012 03:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ilbasso   Click Here to Email ilbasso     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hart, rather than points, I'd prefer gold-pressed latinum.

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