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Anyone know where I can get hold of 'Gauge Rods'

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Michael Gilligan08/09/2019 08:13:58
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These videos, by Dean DK are helpful: **LINK**

https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAtTVfTJC6v3x1-4TYkhpUJ7pjIPmFdTd

MichaelG.

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P.S. ... I forgot to mention: Although he is very good, there are quite a few ''typos' in the subtitles.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 08/09/2019 08:44:03

Nick Hulme09/09/2019 21:47:55
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I'd just make a mount for a digital gauge on the top slide, measure from a shoulder to a face or face a known length from the shoulder

Michael Gilligan09/09/2019 22:05:51
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Posted by Nick Hulme on 09/09/2019 21:47:55:

I'd just make a mount for a digital gauge on the top slide, measure from a shoulder to a face or face a known length from the shoulder

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That's fine, Nick ... but it's quite common not to know [quantitatively] what dimension you are trying to achieve.

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Bernard Greatrix22/09/2019 00:36:36
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Hi,

A supplier of gage pins is :-

**LINK**

see page 8

As they are in the US they might/might not have a postal offering

2nd thought - as you're after 0.1 inch and there abouts , how about using sewing needles.darning needles. My wife has numerous thicknesses up to about 0.15" and I often'pinch' the odd one for hole measurement

regards

Bernard

Hopper22/09/2019 08:47:21
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If you have a lathe you should be able to turn up a set of gauge pins in .001" increments.

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