Piece of Iron Junk

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Piece of Iron Junk

Post by Koala » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:09 pm

Found on waterlogged pasture using a F1265x.

Having dug a spade down I thought oh no another alloy can.

Worse I then saw the dreaded brown stain in the soil.

Decided to crack it open anyhow having carried it home.

first I thought it was a sickle or scythe but having a D shape section it would have an edge on both sides

Feel I should know this one being as I am an iron magnet
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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by oldartefact » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:12 pm

Dont know what it is K ... but that is a very very impressive clean up
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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by fred » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:14 pm

Looks like the snapped off point of a plough or other agricultural tool. ::g
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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by Lowland » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:19 pm

The title lured me in...
Have to agree with OA -that’s a really good clean up job.
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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by Roberts » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:21 pm

Yep as others have said and that is very nicely cleaned and an example for all ::g :)
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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by Koala » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:25 pm

fred wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:14 pm
Looks like the snapped off point of a plough or other agricultural tool. ::g

does to me except for the D section. Carried a fair few bits of plough home in the past =))

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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by Koala » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:32 pm

oldartefact wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:12 pm
Dont know what it is K ... but that is a very very impressive clean up
Thanks for the kind words.

I always crack them open if they weigh a lot less then their size. You never know. I have found a sixpence in one iron ball.

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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by cantona1 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:37 pm

Nice job ::g

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Re: Piece of Iron Junk

Post by oldartefact » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:46 pm

Koala wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:32 pm
oldartefact wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:12 pm
Dont know what it is K ... but that is a very very impressive clean up
Thanks for the kind words.

I always crack them open if they weigh a lot less then their size. You never know. I have found a sixpence in one iron ball.
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