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feeler gauge

feeler gauge
A series of blades of graduated thickness; used to measure the clearance in a gap.
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Simply using only soft copper scrapers, gauze, feeler gauges and other tools can prevent this abrasion and many surface defects.
Advance both screws outward in equal amounts while taking feeler gauge readings.
3 We started with one of Ken's rotors and measured the distances with our Craftsman feeler gauges and they measured 0.
5mm feeler gauge and slide it into the gap between the rear of the bolt head and the bolt carrier's front.
heating plates), induction-heating devices, mounting paste and heating rings, as well as feeler gauges, hydraulic extractors, hydraulic nuts and hand pump sets.
Sheet-stock feeler gauges will serve to check barrel gaps and headspace in most revolvers.
A set of feeler gauges available at most hardware and auto supply stores is required for both fixtures along with a #10 machinists clamp.
Those with countersunk chambers will require a go gauge to be checked properly, whereas those without countersunk chambers can be checked either with suitable gauges or by using feeler gauges to check cylinder-to-standing-breech clearance.