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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.
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.
The proprietary rotary locking mechanism incorporated in the screw allows the direct fixation of rod in place, thus doing away with the need for a separate cap or setscrew," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Prasanna Vadhana Kannan.
As with other Uberti rifles, the rear sight has a small setscrew in the base that can be loosened for adjustment and then tightened so that the sight stays put.
On the other hand, some replacement inserts come pre-drilled and are rather easier to install, and still other ramps use an Allen-type setscrew or a spring-loaded detent to secure interchangeable blades, making adjustments easy.
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.
Besides saving you money on foam, the dispensing gun provides much greater control because you're not working with a flimsy straw, and the trigger can be adjusted with a turning setscrew to control the rate of flow--nice
Use the "half-full/full" rule for tightening setscrews--tighten the first setscrew to half the recommended torque, the second setscrew to the full torque, then go back to the first setscrew and apply full torque.
Attach a Bimini top boat canopy external eye-end to the coupling using the eye-end's setscrew.
The opposing cam setscrew on the opposite side is to be torqued to 30 pounds and the two ring screws on the top, 20 pounds.