taper pin


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taper pin

n
(General Engineering) a short round metal rod having a small amount of taper so that when driven into a hole it tightens on the taper so that it can act as a stop or wedge
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Ream the hole gradually with a 2/0 taper pin reamer until the taper pin is centered when it is tapped in place.
Use either a drill or reamer of the correct size to match straight pins or a Number "0" taper pin reamer if using tapered pins.
To make things easy for myself and other builders, I decided to turn my taper pin gas block into a set screw block.
Otherwise, what I use are a 1/4" and 3/8" taper pin available from your local hardware store; a 1/4-20 nylon machine screw; and a non-marring 1/4" punch and hammer.
On the other hand, applying too much force when hammering in the taper pin can damage the leaking tubewall and tubesheet.
Once that first pin is out put some cutting oil on your taper pin reamer (Brownells #080-000-674AK or Size #0 from MSC Industrial Supply.) The reamer needs to be inserted from the fat side of the hole on the right (ejection port) side.
Florence was a bookkeeper for Worcester Taper Pin Company for many years before retiring in 1974.
and Taper Pin. He also joined the Hod Carriers-Labor Union Local 243, and worked his way to become President, then business manager for the next 30 years.