Chinese Warriors?

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by RetroBoy, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    Or something else?
    Taken in an "outback" museum in rural South Australia.
    Can you guess what they are and what they were used for?

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  2. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
    South Brent, south Devon (UK)
    Real Name:
    Bottle jacks

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  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    The exposed thread on the first certainly suggests a jack.
  4. angloasturian

    angloasturian Mu-43 Veteran

    I agree - screw bottle jacks (pre - hydraulic).
  5. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    Yep, well they were described as "Cart Jacks".
    Presumably for jacking the likes of this cart:

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    Another shot while we're here...

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    Thanks for looking
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  6. lenshoarder

    lenshoarder Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 7, 2010
  7. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    Have a look on Google Images and you'll see why...
  8. lenshoarder

    lenshoarder Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 7, 2010
    Well considering I've seen the Terracotta Warriors in person, I don't. Are you thinking about the other Chinese Warriors, the wee little ones? It doesn't look like those either.
  9. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Fight nice fellas.....

    I got the Chinese warrior theme. Thanks for the post.