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    Shallow Bore Test Gage

    So I was cleaning out some folders on my work computer as I am moving to a new company and came across something that I was asked to reverse engineer for our inspection department. We have several plant locations and they wanted to make a bunch of these to have on hand. I would have created a solid model, but at the time, I did not have NX or Solidworks on my workstation at the time, so these are done in MasterCam drafting.

    I know a some of you would probably have a use for these things and it would be a fun project.
    This is the gage that I copied, and below are the drawings to make said gage as well as dimensions for the dovetail used on test indicators.

    Well for some reason I am having trouble attaching jpg files as inline images, so I the pdf files are below.

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    Last edited by Rikk; Aug 3, 2022 at 06:11 AM.

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    Liking the idea of a rail based device.
    I often use 'Indi-Cal' which is a great little tool, provided you've a ring gauge or sample target part. A little tedious with micrometer, I usually start with a vernier/ digital caliper, being a member of the 4:1 (tolerance:resolution) crowd.
    The rail makes repositioning less iffy.

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    Thanks Rikk! We've added your Shallow Bore Test Gage to our Measuring and Marking category,
    as well as to your builder page: Rikk's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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