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setscrew

setscrews, 1
1. A screw used to fix a collar, knob, or other detachable part to a shaft or part of a machine; also called a grub screw.
2. A screw in a cramp that brings the two sides in close contact.
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The only additional pre-planning required is to ensure that the placement of the setscrew access does not compromise the patient's esthetics and that the direction of entry allows adequate clear- ance for the driver and the practitioner's fingers in the patient's mouth during insertion.
It's fine to hand-tighten setscrews one at a time--FALSE.
The April 2000 whelp is from the first litter of Setscrew, who presumably had injury problems and did little racing.
The wide-inner-ring design provides shaft support and setscrew locking.
After the night CQ, I thought about the words of my IPs who, on more then one occasion had said, "Oh, by the way, tug and pull and check all your screens and gauges before the cat shot in case something is loose." Apparently, the screen was missing a setscrew, and I might have noticed it was loose with a little tug.
The focal point of the cockpit is now an alloy gear knob sitting atop of an alloy gearshift surround styled in a similar fashion to the recessed setscrew design used around the fuel filler cap that became a real MGf talking point.
Roller chain couplings are available in finished bore (with keyway and setscrew), minimum bore (for reboring by the user), or with interchangeable bushings.
For decades, we've been attaching them to risers via a setscrew in the so-called "berger hole" a mounting point just above the arrow shelf.
Then slide the handle along the shaft until the tapered end just enters the case mouth before tightening a setscrew in the handle against the flat side of the shaft in order to secure everything together.
The Santiago trigger has a pre-travel stop built into the trigger itself as well as an adjustable setscrew determining post travel.
As an added bonus, you can shoot it in fixed-blade mode as a 1" fixed main blade with half-inch bleeder blades by tightening a setscrew. Contact: Bloodsport, (727) 234-4999, bloodsportarchery.com.
The Timney, as an example, features a small adjustment setscrew that can control sear engagement depth.