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    Identification of tools?


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    Requested?

    Can only guess, but the first two might be reamers for removing carbon, the hammer would have many uses, and the third looks to be a tool for ensuring the rounds were seated at the correct depth in the belts - the three "studs" presumably fitting into the holes provided in the belts - which presumably explains the presence of the said holes !?
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    Red face

    The wooden handled cranks are headless case extractors....
    They come in many types of handles and configurations but all do the same thing.
    I'll see if I still have one left.
    They fit on the sled mount in the middle of the plate under the T & E mechanism.
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    The aluminum hand device is for setting the round depth in the belt..
    Hammer: to beat the snot out of it if nothing else will move it...
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    MG1918, does the "hammer" have recesses in it's hitting surfaces on it's head? I was wondering if it is a copper/hide mallet with it's copper and hide inserts missing? Obviously your photo only shows the side of the "hammer" which doesn't tell us if the head is recessed.

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