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Offline xj35s

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What is this?
« on: May 25, 2017, 01:38:05 PM »
I found this in the bottom of a junk box I bought at a garage sale for a buck. I got a lot of drill bits and taps, nails, screws, and some bicycle parts.

I'm wondering if this is a part from a bike. It is a little larger than a dime and very light. aluminum or pot metal ? I thought maybe something fishing related ?

It's just too cool to throw out. What is it though?

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Offline MnSportsman

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Re: What is this?
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2017, 04:12:03 AM »
It looks to me to be a zipper pull off of a glove or a light jacket. Missing the ring to hold it to the zipper.

Coincidentally there is some woven sets of zipper pulls by ASEMERY in another recent topic. I still think that it what it is though, since I think I have have seen zipper pulls like that before.

That is "my" "guesstimate" of what it is for...

Edit: got cut off before I could edit spelling & such... So, I came back & edited it.
« Last Edit: May 26, 2017, 06:24:37 AM by MnSportsman »
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Re: What is this?
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2017, 04:36:07 AM »
Yeah,gotta agree with MnS.
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Re: What is this?
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2017, 04:51:21 AM »
It's a piston for a realllllllly small engine.

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Re: What is this?
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2017, 07:52:12 PM »
i was gunna say piston lol. mabey a tiny fising weight?
yeah but most likely as mn,sportsman said a zipper pull.