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  1. #16
    Jul 2006
    Western PA
    Minelab Explorer SE With a plethora of coils
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Re: what was it used for?

    I just wanted to thank yins for the responses, the more I look at hooks the more I think a definite answer will not be found but I learned a lot so I am thinking it pulled a chain probably as part of a singletree or similar horse/mule drawn devise. To me its a keeper.
    Seek and Ye shall find, (not necessarily what You were looking for)

  2. #17

    Feb 2007
    Central Louisiana
    Garrett Ace 250
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    Re: what was it used for?

    It looks like a pelican hook. They are used in the oilfield to pick up individual pieces of pipe. One hook goes in each end of the pipe and a crane picks it up. Could be mistaken, though.


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