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dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl),
A widened portion of a cavity preparation usually established to increase the retention and resistance form.

dove·tail

(dŭv'tāl)
Widened portion of cavity preparation usually established to increase retention and resistance form.
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Drawer Connection says its custom dovetailed drawers meet AWI specifications and are FSC certified.
Some foreign scope mount makers sell scope mounts to fit both 11mm and 3/8" dovetails. A true 11mm is .43307" in length, And a true 3/8" is .375".
Marking the centerline of the receiver and the barrel prior to removal will serve to index the new barrel for dovetail alignment.
What might be even more remarkable is the fact that dovetails today continue to be considered as "the premier joinery method," in the words of David Keller, president of Keller & Co., and are a mark of high quality in furniture and casegoods.
Burris, Leupold and Redfield offer bases with dovetail rings front and back.
Like any other process, cutting dovetails is subject to lots of variables.
By combining Dovetails advanced technology platform with Marshs industry-leading data, distribution, and access to insurance capital, Marsh is transforming the small commercial insurance market, said Kevin Tobin, president and CEO of the Marsh Insurance Services Group.
While most grip replacements are pretty straightforward, sights can be more challenging, as most sights and their dovetails seem to come in two distinct sizes: too large and too small.
Throughout the past one thousand years of woodworking, joinery methods have functioned as a common thread, from mortise and tenon to dovetails, rabbets and tongue and groove.
This dovetails with evidence that the south pole has a large coronal hole, a source of the wind.
Other common dovetails are 65[degrees] X .330" for a Novak front, 65[degrees] X .495" for a Novak low mount rear, and 65[degrees] X .370" used for the beautiful Heinie rear low mount fixed sight.