lock ring

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Noun1.lock ring - washer that prevents a nut from looseninglock ring - washer that prevents a nut from loosening
washer - seal consisting of a flat disk placed to prevent leakage
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Lock Ring For Ball Caster Part No 30032930 Qty 60 Nos.
With the end plate and lock ring installed on the tube, it can simply be hand screwed into place.
A METAL detector enthusiast discovered a Bronze Age lock ring in a -eld - and then found another in the same spot nine months later.
The fitter came across the first lock ring, which is a ring with a gap in it, within 45 minutes of scouring farm land in Rossett, in Wrexham, on June 1, 2012, a treasure inquest at Ruthin in Wales heard yesterday.
A two-piece ferrule attaches to the outside of the tubing and is surrounded by a stainless steel lock ring with just the PEEK portion of the connection system in the fluid's path.
Features include lead-free, precision-ground and polished lenses with Multicoat4 coatings; finger-adjustable, 1/4-MOA click windage and elevation dials; power selector ring with tactile indicator and fast-focus eyepiece with a low-profile lock ring.
To move it a lock ring on the fore-end of the scope is loosened.
During installation of the nose tire, a metal spacer fits between the lock ring and the outboard side of the bearing.
If you install the shield on an M1025/ M1026 with a serial number prior to 189936, you will need to install the improved turret lock ring, NSN 2590-01-192-4525.
In addition, the company has upgraded its model 4700 through 18300 gas springs to include a smaller diameter inner lock ring
The single bead lock models use two ring-shaped body parts, an aluminum center section, and a bead lock ring.