dovetail

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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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BKL found a size of jaw separation that allows them to fit most of the smaller and larger dovetails with a single mount base.
Besides rings, BKL also offers riser bases that clamp to the narrow airgun and rimfires dovetails, but offer a Weaver-style base for Weaver rings.
Some engineering drawings of my proposed dovetail block were created and Parish Engineering machined a perfect friction fit unit for me from aluminium stock.
LSL specimens have higher capacity than western hemlock specimens for both single and double dovetail configuration.
In the case of the large dovetail needed for low-mount rear sights, only the sharp edge on the rear needs to be addressed.
The South Carolina-based managing general underwriter has selected the Dovetail Platform to serve as its new virtual back office (VBO) to electronically distribute, underwrite, and administer small commercial insurance policies.
As expected, Brownells sells an indispensable fitting aid in their specially ground dovetail files.
I use Brownells' carbide dovetail cutters exclusively, both for tool life and to easily get me through the toughest steels.