How to remove and install the cross pin on checkering tools

Discussion in 'Engraving & Refinishing' started by Coloradoguy, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. Coloradoguy

    Coloradoguy New Member

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    I recently purchased both Gunline and Dembart checkering tools. On some I need to install the cross pin that holds the cutter head to the handle. The pins are too tight to press in easily. Is there a trick to this?
     
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  2. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    In the past people used brads(nails) to hold the heads on.
     

  3. Coloradoguy

    Coloradoguy New Member

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    Evidently there are tools called roll pin holders that are used to set these pins, and a roll pin punch used to drive them. I have a set ordered from Gunline.