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post #1 of 6 Old 10-17-2021, 09:58 PM Thread Starter
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Neat gadget

I have this cool little angle finder I use to accurately set angles on my table and miter saws when doing trim work. Found it works great getting angles on the driveline as well, with a feature that really makes it easy. It works as a level or digital protractor but it also has a setting that allows it to be zeroed at any angle. This makes finding the difference between the rear pinion and rear transfer case output angles accurately super simple, as well as caster angle up front. Got it off Amazon for around $20 bucks IIRC.

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post #2 of 6 Old 10-18-2021, 06:34 AM
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I think I found it.

Is THIS the same one?

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Super handy indeed. I bought this one a couple of years ago: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07R12DZQ9
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I think I found it.

Is THIS the same one?
That is the same I believe with the addition of a hold function which may be handy. As long as it can be zeroed on any plane to compare angles.

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I use this one to set the angle for the diverter on my boat's jet pump. 8 degrees = go fast, 30 degrees = rooster tails from shore to shore : https://www.amazon.com/iGaging-35-22...4567391&sr=8-8

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I'm a retired draftsman chassis designer, started drawing on aluminum plates using gold as pencil lead. I still like doing it, I have a board in the back room I draw on hinged to the wall as not to be in the way all the time. I have laid out my suspension on paper in full scale, these little gadgets make it easy pulling measurements from the Jeep to put on the paper. When I retired I was doing it using kinematic programs which is a LOT faster but drawing mechanically to me is quite relaxing.

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