taper pin


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taper pin

[′tā·pər ‚pin]
(design engineering)
A small, tapered self-holding peg or nail used to connect parts together.

taper pin

taper pin
A headless, solid pin having controlled diameter, length, and taper, with crowned ends.
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Caption: A perfectly fitted taper pin will extend equally from both sides when driven into place.
The old school way of mounting a front sight was with taper pins driven I in at the factory by gorillas, the way the military still fastens theirs.
GI type gas blocks are held in place with taper pins in precisely sized and located holes.
2) Using the 1/4" taper pin, line up the holes at the front of the trig gerguard with those of the extractor and action body.
Do not cut out any metal on the front sight housing at all with your taper pin reamer.
If the old holes are taper pin holes and only misaligned by a few thousandths of an inch, you can simply run a taper pin reamer slightly deeper into the holes to get them aligned.
He previously was vice president of manufacturing at Worcester Taper Pin. He once was a member of the Spencer Planning Board.
(I am used to seeing threads or at least a press fit with taper pin.)
Hicks, Portland Copper and Tank, Milton Machine and Worcester Taper Pin. Throughout his industrial career he developed many advanced processes and specialized welding machines and holder of two U.S.