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johnhurd
01-10-2005, 06:10 PM
Found it in a old machinists chest????

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/johnhurd/MVC-009S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/johnhurd/MVC-007S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v338/johnhurd/MVC-011S.jpg

Herb Helbig
01-10-2005, 06:15 PM
That last picture looks like a rolling parallel ruler.

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ZINOM
01-10-2005, 06:22 PM
Looks like you already found it's use.

John

Spin Doctor
01-10-2005, 06:23 PM
A level with a revolving cover over the glass vial?

johnhurd
01-10-2005, 06:30 PM
The middl part is solid steel,Nice bearings in the wheels (slotted rollers) on each end, rolls off the table if you turn your back

franco
01-10-2005, 07:35 PM
Parallel ruler. I have a couple of them.

franco

wierdscience
01-10-2005, 09:29 PM
Yep,parallel ruler,funny thou.few years back they were sold on TV for $19.95 and tagged with the term"revolutionary" and "amazing new technology" http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif