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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.
3 We started with one of Ken's rotors and measured the distances with our Craftsman feeler gauges and they measured 0.011-inch.
Advance both screws outward in equal amounts while taking feeler gauge readings.
Other simple measuring tools in daily use in shops are feeler gauges, thread gauges and scales.
Century International Arms recommends feeler gauges be used.
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.