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go-devil

[′gō ‚dev·əl]
(engineering)
A device inserted in a pipe or hole for purposes such as cleaning or for detonating an explosive.
A sled for moving logs or cultivating.
A large rake for gathering hay.
A small railroad car used for transporting workers and materials.

go-devil

A device used to clean a pipeline by placing it at the pump end of the pipeline and forcing it through the pipe by water pressure.
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Go-Devil is one of the few manufacturers that builds duck boats for traditional longtails and high-performance surface-drive mud motors.
Go-Devil believes it has the fastest standard surface-drive rig on the water when the 35-hp Vanguard longtail is matched with their 16x60 boat.
Phone, letter and e-mail messages told of readers' experiences with a go-devil or a Listed-Crop Cultivator, which was the official company name for this implement.
Little boy tales of runaway teams, turning too short and upending the tool, spankings by papa for not tending to business, barbed wire fences, stray skunks and other weird happenings all involved the lowly go-devil cultivator.
To prevent having to return to pick it up, he installed ski racks on the roof of his car, tied the go-devil to the rails and continued his journey.
The only other go-devils I have seen are homemade crop cultivators resembling a sled with heavy wooden runners.
Why this device was called a go-devil, however, remains a mystery.