taper pin


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taper pin

[′tā·pər ‚pin]
(design engineering)
A small, tapered self-holding peg or nail used to connect parts together.

taper pin

taper pin
A headless, solid pin having controlled diameter, length, and taper, with crowned ends.
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Caption: A perfectly fitted taper pin will extend equally from both sides when driven into place.
The old school way of mounting a front sight was with taper pins driven I in at the factory by gorillas, the way the military still fastens theirs.
GI type gas blocks are held in place with taper pins in precisely sized and located holes.
2) Using the 1/4" taper pin, line up the holes at the front of the trig gerguard with those of the extractor and action body.
Do not cut out any metal on the front sight housing at all with your taper pin reamer.
I also machined recesses into the barrel so the Colt flip-up front sight could be attached with set screws like the National Match rifles instead of pressing in taper pins that hinder the Krieger's accuracy.
He previously was vice president of manufacturing at Worcester Taper Pin.
I am used to seeing threads or at least a press fit with taper pin.