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Tool Tip #33: Adjusting your Irwin square if its a bit loose

05-25-2018 06:35 AM by robscastle | 6 comments »

I have an Irwin square which I use often due to it being the only accurate square of that size I have got. Well after years of use and possibly a little abuse I noticed a vey small amount of movement in the square. As I rely on it quite a lot I decided to see if I could reset it. No adjustment screws or the likes were visible so I assumed there was something under the plactic sides.On further investigation I found there was a small amount of movement in the side covers but they would not slide off. There was not a lot of space between the sides and the actual metal frame so I decided to poke a trimming knife blade down between the two. I then slid a steel rule in and i...

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