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The Use?

Postby JK » Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:58 am

Before these were a beauty tool, they were used on ships.


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Re: The Use?

Postby Merlyn » Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:09 am

Loofah, or air cleaner element for a diesel driven wrist watch
Remembering The Good Old days, when Chiefs stood watches and all Torque settings were F.T.

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Re: The Use?

Postby JK » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:07 am

we used them for something other then the wristwatch

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Re: The Use?

Postby Merlyn » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:13 am

They made my purifier plates redundant?
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Re: The Use?

Postby JK » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:38 am

floaters

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Re: The Use?

Postby Big Pete » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:45 pm

seen the little round nylon pan scourers used as crankcase breather filters in old Listers.

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Re: The Use?

Postby JK » Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:37 pm

We used them in the auxiliary smoke tube boilers hotwell to scum out oil and fuel. Of course in the main boilers you would have the LP and HP filters.

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Re: The Use?

Postby JollyJack » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:23 pm

Easy to see you were on a Government ship, we Merchant types had to use old newspapers.
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Re: The Use?

Postby JK » Wed Feb 18, 2015 4:46 am

Actually this was on a commercial ship. It just wasn't in the stone ages you were in JollyJack.


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