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Homemade Plug Gauge


Plug Gauge
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BUILDER:
Glenn Wegman on chaski.org
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade plug gauge intended to aid in the production of accurate internal threads. One end is slightly undersized and serves as an indication that the operation is close to the desired size. The opposite end is cut to the exact size and functions as a final fit check.
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Mar 24, 2015 8:18 PM
DIYer
After this initial step of machining to exact tolerances, the use of this gauge becomes a no brainer. Great tool!
Mar 23, 2014 8:46 AM
daveward
Two checkpoints...very smart approach.
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DIY Plug Gauge - comment on how to build a Plug Gauge - 2 comments
DIYer says:
Mar 24, 2015 8:18 PM
After this initial step of machining to exact tolerances, the use of this gauge becomes a no brainer. Great tool!

daveward says:
Mar 23, 2014 8:46 AM
Two checkpoints...very smart approach.

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