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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-18-2019, 11:11 AM Thread Starter
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Picked this up at a garage sale over the weekend and I've never seen one quite like this before. No name can be found.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-18-2019, 11:38 AM
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I think that's a really old inclinometer. Looks like its got some history.

Here's a modern version:
https://external-content.duckduckgo....jpg&f=1&nofb=1
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I agree with Dan. It looks like it might be scaled to measure pitch instead of degrees. I.E. inches of rise per foot of run.
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May have been used for laying drainage, or landscaping.
Or at least that's what I'd have been using it for.
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What a nice instrument/tool. Saved from obscurity.

The more I do, the less I accomplish.
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