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Forum topic by LucasWoods posted 01-28-2018 09:36 PM 515 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-28-2018 09:36 PM

I have googled and searched grizzly for these can anyone provide a link or different name they go by?

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#1 posted 01-28-2018 09:41 PM

Slotted shim. My pops hooked my up with a crapload of SS slotted shims from .001-.025 and a couple .25. I use them a lot.

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#2 posted 01-28-2018 09:46 PM

Slotted shim! thank you lol. Was watching the grizzly video on how to square you TS up and they called them U shaped and I googled and searched their website all over and could not find any lol

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#3 posted 01-28-2018 09:47 PM

No problem. Multiple uses for machines and whatnot.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#4 posted 01-28-2018 09:52 PM

I guess that’s the answer you were looking for?

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Rick

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#5 posted 01-28-2018 09:59 PM

Horseshoe shims or body shims also.

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#6 posted 01-28-2018 10:03 PM

You have to love Lumberjocks….......slotted shims. I would have been looking for “U” shims too. THANKS!!

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#7 posted 01-28-2018 10:04 PM

Lol I uploaded it and it came out sideways and just never corrected it Rick :)

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#8 posted 01-28-2018 10:04 PM

Thank you all for informing me on the many names for a metal shim lol

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#9 posted 01-28-2018 10:47 PM



Lol I uploaded it and it came out sideways and just never corrected it Rick :)

- LucasWoods

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#10 posted 01-29-2018 02:38 AM

We use them in automotive as well, older cars and trucks requires shims, shaped like a U. They come in 1/64 ths and up. May be hard to find may not be. I have a collection so have not bought in years.

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#11 posted 01-29-2018 03:58 AM

You can buy ‘brass’ sheet in different thicknesses and cut your own shims.

I bought this set a couple of years ago for $30 (looks like it has gone up in price a bit). Here is another set a little cheaper in steel. The different thicknesses really come in handy when your trying to get your shaper or planer into spec

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B002BYTCL6/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://smile.amazon.com/Precision-Carbon-Assortment-Temper-Chemistry/dp/B00065UXD8/ref=zg_bs_11260340011_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=BARPVM2P8MMAD1SMPK1M

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#12 posted 01-29-2018 04:15 AM

I make most of my shims out of drink cans.

-- Don in Murfreesboro, TN.

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#13 posted 01-29-2018 05:49 AM

You may wish to view the information page on slotted shims at McMaster-Carr.

https://www.mcmaster.com/#slotted-shims/=1bbzmkz

-- Wuddoc

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