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Re: Please help me identify this piece of beach treasure

Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
Clearly what you found is a steering benson. See that pin, the Finnigan pin? That would be attached to the fugglewart for the ap.
That's odd. I thought that steering bensons were always right-handed, whereas this thing is obviously left-handed (note the placement of the Finnigan pin --- unless I'm looking at it upside-down?). But, if anyone would know it would be Bob.

Wait a minute! My nephew, just back from his week in the wilds of Big Bear Lake with the Boy Scouts, tells me it's a "Left-handed Smoke-shifter".
Never forget them. Do something to prevent it from happening again.
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