feeler gauge


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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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To install one of the included barrels, the barrel tube is screwed into the frame, and a feeler gauge is used to determine the proper cylinder gap.
The newest Model 715 comes with a barrel wrench and feeler gauge and the barrel can be removed and replaced exactly as the original.
You screwed in the barrel, then attached the shroud and the barrel nut and with the final adjustment, you inserted the supplied feeler gauge for a precise fit.
If the feeler gauge can .t between the riveted components and contact the rivet for the entire length of the inspection area (at each rivet, in other words), the receiver is condemned.
With the cylinder closed, the barrel liner is turned in against a .005" feeler gauge to set barrel-cylinder gap.
What should the gauge clearance be for minimum and maximum specifications with a feeler gauge between the barrel and the cylinder on the S&W Model 10 Victory model .38 Special?
The receiver is unservicable if a 0.010 feeler gauge passes through the area between the rivets.
Then put a feeler gauge between the breechblock and the end of the barrel.
Advance both screws outward in equal amounts while taking feeler gauge readings.
The barrel is screwed into the frame until it bears against a feeler gauge of .002" to .006", depending upon the caliber.