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#980322 - 02/16/17 07:32 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Joe Frickin' Friday]  
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Originally Posted By: Joe Frickin' Friday
Originally Posted By: Bud
Originally Posted By: Mike
Clearly, none of you have ever worked with fnortners. whistle


Not even sure that is a word. lurk


It's a perfectly cromulent word.


Nice! beer


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#980325 - 02/16/17 08:01 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: chrisd]  
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According to Fletch, it is all about ball bearings, so this must be a ball bearing gauge.


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#980332 - 02/17/17 12:07 AM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: chrisd]  
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https://www.google.com/search?q=Antique+Wire+drill+gauge+-+NBI+Co+brass+steel+measuring+tool&biw=1125&bih=712&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjShrXZ6pXSAhUX-mMKHbD7DLsQsAQIIA#imgrc=llRJQrYoI8pL9M:

not exactly but close


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#980348 - 02/17/17 11:40 AM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Joe Frickin' Friday]  
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Originally Posted By: Joe Frickin' Friday
Originally Posted By: Bud
Originally Posted By: Mike
Clearly, none of you have ever worked with fnortners. whistle


Not even sure that is a word. lurk


It's a perfectly cromulent word.


I would hope that this discussion would embiggen others to expand their vocabulary.


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#980438 - 02/18/17 07:37 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Mike]  
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Reservoir level gauge for the turn signal fluid,

OR

Wear gauge for the muffler bearing (left side only as the gauge for the right has the wear indicators on the other side).


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#980486 - 02/19/17 06:57 AM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: EffBee]  
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Originally Posted By: EffBee
Reservoir level gauge for the turn signal fluid,

OR

Wear gauge for the muffler bearing (left side only as the gauge for the right has the wear indicators on the other side).


grin You're closer to figuring this out than I am.

#980507 - 02/19/17 02:49 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Glenn Reed]  
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Originally Posted By: Glenn Reed
Originally Posted By: Joe Frickin' Friday
Originally Posted By: Bud
Originally Posted By: Mike
Clearly, none of you have ever worked with fnortners. whistle


Not even sure that is a word. lurk


It's a perfectly cromulent word.


Nice! beer


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#980543 - 02/19/17 08:07 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Joe Frickin' Friday]  
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Originally Posted By: Joe Frickin' Friday
Originally Posted By: Bud
Originally Posted By: Mike
Clearly, none of you have ever worked with fnortners. whistle


Not even sure that is a word. lurk


It's a perfectly cromulent word.


rofl


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#980544 - 02/19/17 08:19 PM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: chrisd]  
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Originally Posted By: chrisd
I was a machinist for quite some time, and I never saw one of these. Any ideas?


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#980563 - 02/20/17 04:48 AM Re: Any ideas about what type of gage this is? [Re: Joe Frickin' Friday]  
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Originally Posted By: Joe Frickin' Friday
It's a perfectly cromulent word.


Allow me to be the first to offer Dr. Patrie my most sincere contrafibularities!


Cary, Gleno, Rodger, Paul,
Godspeed, my brothers.
We will never forget you.


Teach your children about taxes. Eat 40% of their ice cream cone.

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