feeler gauge


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feeler gauge

n
(Automotive Engineering) a thin metal strip of known thickness used to measure a narrow gap or to set a gap between two parts
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feeler gauge

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They came with a feeler gauge that allowed owners to quickly determine the proper cylinder gap each time they swapped barrels.
In order for you to achieve the best possible results from your dies, Electro Optic offers on-site training for your staff, which includes a demonstration of the unique gap feeler gauge and the die repair tool.
On the Dan Wesson revolver the relatively thin barrel is screwed into the frame until it bears against the feeler gauge which is provided.
You will need to use a feeler gauge for this last step.
Chambering the 11mms with their .079-inch-thick rims, I used a feeler gauge and measured a .003-inch head-space.
thick blade of an automotive feeler gauge ($3 at auto parts stores) between the blade and the square.
A feeler gauge can be used to break the die coating seal after spraying during production runs.
A feeler gauge was used to determine the gap thickness needed between the front surface of the bolt baffle and the rear surface of the receiver.