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Old 11-01-2013, 12:30 PM   #1
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Name that Part

We found this in the trailer and have no idea what it might go to.

Any help will be much appreciated.
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:35 PM   #2
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Thingamajig....
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Old 11-01-2013, 02:10 PM   #3
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Looks like a gas shut off for a coleman 2 burner stove?
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Hard to tell from the small photos and lack of scale, but you can be sure, if you throw it out you'll immediately discover it's indispensable necessity.
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Old 11-01-2013, 03:27 PM   #5
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Nope, but close, that is replacement Thingamabob, all the T...jigs were recalled.
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Old 11-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #6
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It appears to be a ignition rod for either stove or refrigerator. It ran under the appliance so that the knob could be rotated and supply a spark at the outside (rear) of appliance.

Turn the knob and see if the other end tries to spark. Had one like that in our 1966 Avion. It was removable to replace the flint.
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thing

amajig. thanks all I iwll go ahead and hang on to it in case it has something to do with the range. We took out the refrigerator so that is not a worry.
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Dohickey to attach the johnson rod to the fistafal chingadera. You won't notice its missing until you hit about 97 mph. :-)
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If the original refer is gone, I think you can likely put that into storage someplace out of your way. Might come in handy though, if you ever have the desire to build one of those PVC potato firing canons..... that use propane (hair spray) as a propellant?
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It's a striker for a gas burner. In what? Could be many things I suppose, but in an RV the most likely would be a refrigerator or a furnace. The short tube with the knurled knob on the end is where the flint goes. Uses the same flint as a Zippo lighter.
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Nope, but close, that is replacement Thingamabob, all the T...jigs were recalled.
I though it was a What-cha-ma-call-it myself!
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