Hazard A Guess: Week of Feb. 26, 2009

Hello from Hazard!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the Hazards are so delightful…

Jeffrey Lehn of Baden, Pa., found Item No. 856 delightful because he knew how it was used: It’s a bearing scraper, used to remove high spots on Babbitt bearings used in older engines and machines.

Thanks to Les Howell of Beach City, Ohio, who shared the item with Hazard.

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Our new item, Item No. 857, comes from another longtime Hazard reader, Gailey Henderson of Williamstown, W.Va. Do you know how this metal tool was used? Write to: Hazard a Guess, P.O. Box 38, Salem, OH 44460; or via e-mail to: editorial@farmanddairy.com.

And if you’ve got a Hazard-ous item in your shed, barn or basement, send us a photo or digital photo file, along with a complete description of the item and its use. You can use the contact information above, or even send a photo via our Web site.

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