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so you wanna see what i'm seeing? this is what i'm seeing, unless someone else stole my phone. then you're seeing what they're seeing. maybe they'll even call you from my phone. would you answer? i wouldn't. who knows? it might be me!

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This one is definitely easier than the last one.
What is this, and what is it used for?
Extra points for manufacturer and model information!
Have at it!
25th Aug 2004, 18:40  



outstanding guess, btw. but wrong.

25th Aug 2004, 19:27

Melinda says:

Is it a screw-part for a drum?

25th Aug 2004, 19:29

you know, i never thought about that. but no.

25th Aug 2004, 20:29

another interesting guess. i could see how that could work, the only problem is that bike seat posts don't have threaded ends, and there's nowhere for a seat to attach to it. good try, but nope.

25th Aug 2004, 20:32

It's that kid's whistle-thingy for summoning Godzilla. Threaded so it can attach to his dental braces.


25th Aug 2004, 21:03

Melinda says:

Smurf jackhammer.

Uh... Smurf-hammer.

25th Aug 2004, 21:04

Joe says:

hmmm it almost looks like some kind of dump valve for a turbocharger, but that wouldn't have the spring exposed, I'm guessing some kind of pressure actuated valve?

25th Aug 2004, 21:36

slinka says:

One of the implants I'm having screwed into the heels of my feet?

25th Aug 2004, 21:42

Rich says:

It's a Zebedee-Terminator.

Boing! Time for death.

25th Aug 2004, 21:47

ookiine says:

I could turn it into something that you COULD shove up SOMEONE's ass (we know HOW I'm talking about...)

25th Aug 2004, 22:27

such outstanding answers i'm getting! all wrong, none close, but all outstanding! i like slinka's answer, rich's (why i don't know), joe is obviously a man after my own heart (an excellent venture), but wrong. And my dear Melinda. You might just win the best answer contest so far. Highly original. Continue on!

25th Aug 2004, 22:40

Joe says:

well then, it's quite clearly a thingymebob, designed purely for doing wotsit, to the us out here!??

25th Aug 2004, 22:56

hanuman says:

It's one of those egg whisk pedals that work with SPuDs.

25th Aug 2004, 23:28

hanuman says:

Made by shimano

25th Aug 2004, 23:28

Joe says:

Special Purple under Pants?

25th Aug 2004, 23:30

hanuman is pretty much there.. wrong manufacturer, close on the name, not sure what SPuDs are, but that's just about it.

25th Aug 2004, 23:46

Damn. I was absolutely sure I could use it to summon Godzilla. Maybe I was wrong about what orifice it could be threaded into....


26th Aug 2004, 15:06

rednc2 says:

It's not a shimano - I think it's an eggbeater, probably Crank Bros. Might even be the stainless version though I can't tell...they're good kit though I'm used to the more conventional models.

26th Aug 2004, 15:33

painloathing says:

I believe it's a Sproket, manufactured by Spacely's Sprockets.

26th Aug 2004, 15:39

rednc2 says:

in that case, does it come with a free space-dog?

26th Aug 2004, 15:40

Groovicron says:

A very small lightsaber?

26th Aug 2004, 16:04

rednc2 gets it - Crank Bros. Eggbeater Stainless bicycle pedal. although he ran with hanuman's answer... call it a tie. i liked painloathing's answer, too, but unfortunately, i don't live in a cartoon, and could not give you credit. I think Melinda still gets credit for most creative for "smurf-hammer."

26th Aug 2004, 18:05

rednc2 says:

ooh, yippee! what do i win?

i did actually know it without help - i bought a pair for a friend recently. and bloody nice they are.

26th Aug 2004, 18:17

Melinda says:

Well ain't that just the smurfiest!


26th Aug 2004, 19:17

Alfie says:

May I just applaud this wonderful thread.

*claps and smiles.

26th Aug 2004, 19:26

Thank you! *bows deeply* I am forever searching for something new that will surpass this one :)

26th Aug 2004, 22:24

Joe says:

Aaaaand, we now have a mystery objects shared blog!! :)

31st Aug 2004, 16:01

Aaaaand, I will still continue to do mine here!! :)

31st Aug 2004, 18:41

Dude says:

bike seat thingy for comfort.... with the spring.

8th Jun 2008, 17:56

scooter says:

Bugger, I knew that one straight off cos I'd thought about them but the £80 price tag put me off to start with.

Maybe though they'd've stopped me eating tarmac the first time I tried me SPDs... You have to laugh when you're lying with your bike in the middle of the road at a traffic lights for the first time...


8th Jun 2008, 18:00