thread protector


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thread protector

[′thred prə‚tek·tər]
(engineering)
A short-threaded ring to screw onto a pipe or into a coupling to protect the threads while the pipe is being handled or transported. Also known as pipe-thread protector.
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750 inch and is threaded 5/8-24 for the addition of a muzzle brake or suppressor, and a thread protector is provided.
The American Predator's barrel comes threaded 1/2-28 from the factory and includes a thread protector.
Another preparatory step is removing the thread protector from the barrel.
With its muzzle threaded 5/8-24, the barrel is brake- and suppressor-ready and in addition to a precision-machined thread protector, a wrench for it of excellent design is included.
Screwed at both ends as per IS:554/1985, Socketed at one end and other end protected with plastic thread protector.
An additional option for the J68 is the barrel which can be factory threaded 1/2-28 and fitted with either a thread protector or a breaching-style muzzlebrake.
The barreled action includes the receiver, bolt, barrel, thread protector and fire control.
The tungsten thread protector was notably heavier than the regular steel.
Each has an extended match barrel threaded for a suppressor, complete with a thread protector installed.
In addition to its 5R rifling, the Compass' barrel also comes with a threaded muzzle with a thread protector.
The extra length and thread protector should help in fee coolness department, I hoped.
The only thing testers noticed about the barrel they didn't love was the lack of included thread protector.