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acorneau


Aug 25, 2012, 1:26 PM
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Howdy folks,

I received this nut in a recent acquisition and I'm trying to find out whom might have made it...

As you can see, the sides are perfectly straight and symmetrical and it's got a single cable swaged at both ends instead of the traditional loop. There is one identifying mark on the top end which looks like it could be an "hy" or a "ky" but I can't be sure.



Anyone know whom made this and a possible vintage?


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acorneau


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Figured out that it's a Forrest Foxhead.


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You could get Foxheads in blue plastic as well. Think about that for a minute. It was the '70s and no one knew anything about plastic.


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Yup, quite a thought!

Saw this pic on SuperTopo:


... and this pic on the Nut Museum website:



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That's fm actually, for Forrest Mountaineering.


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