pintle


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pintle

1. a pin or bolt forming the pivot of a hinge
2. the link bolt, hook, or pin on a vehicle's towing bracket
3. the needle or plunger of the injection valve of an oil engine

pintle

[′pint·əl]
(design engineering)
A vertical pivot pin, as on a rudder or a gun carriage.

pintle

A pin on which something is hung and about which it revolves; esp. one that projects upward.
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The swivel arm allows for excellent fields of fire including traversing and elevation, weapons retention with a pintle lock that does not require a pin, and weapons security because it can be secured inside of the turret.
Within five hours, the Mobile Parts Hospital team designed and manufactured two pintle assemblies that were mounted between the front and rear doors of the Humvee.
The existing AD currently requires repetitive inspections for discrepancies of the lock bolt for the pintle pin on the main landing gear and follow-on corrective actions as necessary.
I remembered the pintle in the tree and went to look at it again.
On the JY15 sailing vessel mentioned previously, two machined stainless steel gudgeons and two pintles were initially used to attach the rudder to the hull.
Most large tools can be pulled on trailers with a standard ball hitch, but some self-contained tools and trailers need a pintle hitch one that clamps into a ring instead of locking on a ball.
50, with its 18-1/4-inch barrel, is considered a rifle and can be removed from the mount pintle just like its big brother.
A rear pintle hitch included on all Bearcat models, including the Groomer Special, enables easy attachment of a variety of rear-mount accessories.
If a tow bar is unavailable, connect cables, chains or ropes to the pintle of the prime mover and to the lifting shackles of the towed vehicle.
Browse through the site to find a variety of hitches, fifth wheel hitches, vehicle wiring, trailer wiring, gooseneck hitches, pintle hitches, trailer couplers, trailer jacks, trailer lights, roof racks, roof boxes, bike racks, kayak carriers, canoe carriers, truck accessories and much more.
This mobile light tower package is mounted to a heavy duty trailer with a pintle hitch hookup and includes 6 heavy duty outriggers equipped with 7,000 lbs jacks to provide secure and stable deployment.
The gun was attached at the front to a swivel known as a pintle and the rear was attached to an assembly known as a traversing and elevation mechanism, also referred to as a T+E.