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Re: [BKARTS] board shear---(loop gauge)



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Yes, this is exactly what was neede for my shear and it worked like a charm
(after careful adjusting!)

Kathy Parulski
Bristol, CT

William Minter wrote:

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> In a message dated 5/31/02 9:48:50 PM, virginia@GROVE.NET writes:
>
> << It's an old shear, and I have no idea who the manufacturer was.
>
> A loop gauge is a hinged bar on the side of the blade away from the table. >>
>
> Virginia,
> It sounds like the spring-loaded/hinged gauge that is available on the
> JACQUES and many other board shears -- old and new. The gauge on my JACQUES
> is not square either, however, it simply clamps over the primary right gauge.
> To adjust it to square, I have added a shim; a piece of metal, plastic --
> such as MYLAR, or even paper could be used. If your spring gauge cannot be
> adjusted with a shim, you may have to remove it, enlarge the bolt hole(s),
> and reassemble, squared.
> Good Luck,
> Bill Minter
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