fine adjuster

fine adjuster

(jargon, tool, humour)
A tool used for percussive maintenance, also known as a "hammer".
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A few more years in the business, with a bit of the shine knocked off that hubris, and he'd make a fine adjuster. Harken back to our movie and recall the scene where Roberts faced just such an opponent, observing somewhat sarcastically "Truly, you have a dizzying intellect." The proud response?