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Old Spigot and Lock
Posted by: pplinker
Date: September 02, 2017 03:18PM
Typical finds but nobody seems to be posting anything here today. Husband cleaned these with a wire wheel. What is different about the spigot is that the spout doesn't have threads for a hose connection. So I'm planning to use it to make a fountain. The handle would turn even before cleaning it up. The inner workings are good too, even the rubber washer inside. There is a crack where it froze at one time, but Durham plumbing putty should fix it good enough for light duty.

Googled the lock and it's not real old...maybe WW2. But when I first dug it there was molten glob on it and I thought it was a bullet that didn't fully penetrate sticking there where someone had shot it to get it unlocked. But then after looking, it up this lock had a loop like a Barlow knife has. So the glob was just the rusted up pin. Thanks for looking!



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/02/2017 03:19PM by pplinker.




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Re: Old Spigot and Lock
Posted by: Sataro
Date: September 03, 2017 03:24AM
Nice finds! I haven't seen an old spigot like that in a good while...



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Re: Old Spigot and Lock
Posted by: DougF
Date: September 03, 2017 08:12AM
Nice lock - I can read "Ordnance Department" but not the rest. Maybe a military base nearby?



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Nice finds, pplinker! Love it!N/T
Posted by: Tony N (Michigan)
Date: September 03, 2017 06:20PM

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