jmccustomknives
My parents went to a yard sale in the Texas panhandle, they picked these up for $3.  They are all hand forged.  I could see grain on a couple, even through the rust.  I polished them just to bring it out.  Not sure about those funky specialty tongs, maybe someone knows what they are for.
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Skarzs the Cave Troll
Could you show a better picture of the specialty tong jaws?
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jmccustomknives
Skarzs the Cave Troll wrote:
Could you show a better picture of the specialty tong jaws?


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Skarzs the Cave Troll
The smaller pair looks like they might be some kind of chain tongs, and the larger ones almost look like they would be good at holding angle iron, when completely closed. 
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jmccustomknives
Thought that too, It would have to be real thick, I've got some 1/4" thick angle and they don't close up enough to hold it.  Chain, sound possible.

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Skarzs the Cave Troll
The pair on the right looks like it has some cracking; if that's so, that's probably why they don't close.
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Hank Rearden
I think the funky tongs are for re-conditioning plow shears.
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