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Moonshine Jug
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Dreamweaver    Posted 04-13-2001 at 14:02:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'm in the market for a couple of items - one being a real authentic XXX Moonshine Jug with original cork if possible, and the other instructions on how to make a paper towel holder out of these wrought iron tong looking contraptions that I don't know what are, but have seen in someone's house from long ago. Any ideas about what it might have been, and where I might buy one?


net net    Posted 10-23-2003 at 12:22:08       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i am also looking for the ice tong paper towel holder, any luck finding where to buy them? i have seen them used as papertowel holders before, but can not find them. i went online looking and my search turned up you. any info will help.


Mudcat49    Posted 04-13-2001 at 20:22:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
DW, you would want that jug full, wouldn't you?
As for ice tongs, we still have ice houses down here in South Florida and they use tongs. They use 300 lb blocks of ice and blow it into snow and top ice produce going to points north on semi trucks.


Dreamweaver    Posted 04-13-2001 at 21:49:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Muddy, it's 12:40 am here right now, and I'm wide awake. I've got 7 little girls here for my daughter's birthday sleep over, and I could use a snoot-full right about now, so yep, fill her up!


Mudcat49    Posted 04-14-2001 at 06:38:53       [Reply]  [Send Email]
DW, it sounds to me like you aren't the one needing a shot! But the little girls do, to quite them down and put them to sleep. but on the other hand it's like what they say about dope that they give you in the hospital for pain, it doesn't kill the pain, it just makes you where you don't give a darn about the pain!!!! So maybe a shot or two of "shine" in you wouldn't quite the girls down, but just make you where you don't give a darn!!!!


JoeK    Posted 04-13-2001 at 14:32:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Prolly Ice tongs(two handles)or logging tongs(ring on one side,clevis or hole on other.I'll try ta find some pics


JoeK    Posted 04-13-2001 at 15:05:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Various tongs


Dreamweaver    Posted 04-13-2001 at 15:37:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Joe thats it! What were they used for? Know where I might pick on up?


Dell (WA)    Posted 04-13-2001 at 22:24:53       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Dreamweaver.......real ice tongs and logging tongs would crush your little ol' roll of paper towels.

Yes, I have seen papertowel roll holders that are patterned after ice tongs. I thought they were neat but my ex-wife didn't. But I don't know where to buy 'em........Dell (WA)


Dreamweaver    Posted 04-14-2001 at 06:14:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Gee Dell, they looked "real." Besides, I like JUMBO rolls! HAHAHAHAHAHHA (Man - I'm gonna get wacked!) Oh well, WHO CARES!


JoeK    Posted 04-13-2001 at 15:56:52       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ice tongs used by Iceman in days gone by to carry blocks of ice,log tongs used with chain to drag/lift logs,log carrier tongs used to carry long logs(multiple sets w/2-4 men on ea set)

Believe most could still be purchased new(Big$)or check antique stores and E-bay.By the way Ebay has some moonshine jugs listed also.


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