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Old 12-05-2018, 12:30 PM
threepiece threepiece is offline
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I have recently started using the one pictured below and I like it. It has a small flat ground on the surface as you can see. It starts to make a clicking sound as it comes in contact with the work, this is a warning that you are about to reach your destination.

It also has better repeatability, that is to say it pops out closer to the same place than the smooth type I used to use. This is a good tool to have for short production of parts that have no means for locating as the clicking sound makes finding the edge faster than the smooth type.
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