paranchino a punta

08:09 Aug 16, 2011
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / aerial platforms
Italian term or phrase: paranchino a punta
Dear folks,
Would anyone know what this might be? I can't find it in google...
It's in a list of materials for assembling an aerial platform, among other tools such as screwdrivers and Allen keys.
Any suggestions very much appreciated.
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3Block and tackle
Cedric Randolph


  

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Block and tackle


Explanation:
I'm pretty certain what "paranchino" (from paranco) is - a small block and tackle it's the " a punta" that is tricky as it can mean pointed, peaked, tapered or retractable. Maybe further on in the text this detail might become clear.
At any rate, I hope this helps.

Cedric Randolph
Italy
Local time: 18:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 133
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Asker: Many thanks Cedric, I'll bear that in mind

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