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Re: [Shop-talk] what do you call this bolt

To: john niolon <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] what do you call this bolt
From: David Scheidt <>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 12:54:46 -0500
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 8:27 AM, john niolon <> wrote:
> got a question on another forum that has us stumped... we know what it is
> what it does, but don't know what to call it to source it...
> think of a standard bolt but instead of a hex head or socket head, it has a
> slot in the bolt and a little 'wing' that is held in the slot by a roll pin
> It will flip back and forth to tighten or loosen the bolt, when you use
> thumb as the wrench. B Seen them used for tension bolts on a drill press
> frame to tighten the belt
> wish I could add a picture but I think you guys are smart enough to
> understand... B any suggestions ?

this works like the handle on the lead screw of some sorts of vices, right?

David Scheidt
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