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Just now, John Morris said:

Could of just been a general all purpose angle attachment. 

Aircraft mechanics would have one as a regular tool.  That's where I got mine from, my Dad was a AP mechanic for 50 years.

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Theory is it was for rivet holes in WW2 aircraft....either on the assembly line, or out in the "field" by flight line mechanics....

 

BTW:  My late FIL was an instructor for B-17 Bombers, before being stationed in North Africa.   Mustered out as a Master Sargent in 1946.  trying to think of what assembly plant was here in Ohio back then....John D. Kinnan was also station at Lockburne A. A. B. in Columbus, OH....

 

 

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OK...measured a few things ...largest drill bit?  3/16"  , as a 1/4" is way too big...

Chuck key:  Seems to be a Jacobs  KO...1/8"

Reminds me...what  size rivets did they use?   Maybe they had a "jobber" length bit? 

 

Will try me luck at a "real" Hardware Store this weekend...

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Steve, stay tuned for some pictures tomorrow. I inherited a bunch of aircraft tools in a machinists tool box. Maybe you could use some.

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13 hours ago, Gene Howe said:

Steve, stay tuned for some pictures tomorrow. I inherited a bunch of aircraft tools in a machinists tool box. Maybe you could use some.

Sorry, Steve. It looks like my son cleaned out all the contents of that chest.  He did leave a glass cutter, 5 taps and one die. Darned kid, anyway.

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23 hours ago, Gene Howe said:

I'll tell ya what, even empty, that box is mighty heavy. I couldn't find any maker's name on it.

Looks just like the Kennedy box in brown crinkle finish I have sitting in the Kitchen (and yes, SWMBO knows about it).

 

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