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Offline Max

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Mystery Object ...from Nazeing
« on: September 10, 2007, 10:09:12 AM »
Who can guess the purpose of this item?  It's not something readily available, so you'll have to get your thinking caps on, unless some brain-box knows immediately!

It weighs just over 5kg, and is approximately 27cm in diameter.  Interestingly, it's hollow inside, but sealed completely.  It has a singular purpose, and a definite place that it would be used.  Who can tell me what it is, and then the company that made it?   :)

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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2007, 10:53:45 AM »
Is it for condensing water when you are lost in the desert?  you put it in a little hollow in the hot sand and the water condenses on the top and falls down into the rim?

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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2007, 11:41:39 AM »
Max, my first thought is some type of decklight to be set into a deck to allow light into a below deck space?


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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2007, 04:03:53 PM »
A window for a small submersible  ;D ;)
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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2007, 04:13:31 PM »
A spitoon, for getting your own back .Made by the aussie spitoon and glass boomerang company .Digger john alias brucy.


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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2007, 07:40:30 PM »
Washing machine door.

They outsourced that particular model.
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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2007, 07:46:41 PM »
It's a Keep-it-Cold wine or beer bottle holder.

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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2007, 07:48:15 PM »
It's a snail trap.

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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2007, 07:51:15 PM »
No it's not, it's a beef tomato mould for sandwich bars.

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Re: Mystery Object
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2007, 07:55:51 PM »
Banqueting hall.....
Chuck it in the freezer, when absolutely encrusted with ice, remove, and add large quantity of caviar..... stays cold for hours......
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