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Contour Gage - 10" #833

10" Contour Gage, Profile Gauge, Shape Duplicator, 10-Inch (254mm), Precisely Copy Irregular Shapes For Perfect Fit and Easy Cutting

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  • Weight
    1.25 lbs
  • SKU
    GT833

Contour Gage - 10" #833

The 833 10 In. Contour Gauge can duplicate any shape instantly. This profile gauge creates an instant template for curved and odd shaped profiles simply and easily. 


Never transfer profiles to paper or cardboard again. The contour gauge makes measuring and cutting easy. Reminiscent of a hair comb, the tool - also known as a profile comb - features a row of long, thin, movable teeth and a perpendicular housing that holds them in place as they take an impression of the surface. 



Ideal for measuring moldings for reproduction, duplicating spindles on the lathe, fitting flooring around moldings, copying curves and a variety of other contour matching jobs around the home and shop. It fits around most common pipes and round columns and allows you to easily copy shapes to tile, laminate, engineered wood, solid wood and vinyl flooring to precisely cut flooring to match objects. 


The gauge eliminates the guessing of dimensions of irregular shapes.


The Contour Gage is equipped with a ruler on the body with both inch and millimeter graduations making measuring easier while getting the job done right!


The General Tools Contour Gage #833 Features:

  • PRECISE SHAPE DUPLICATION- Easily copy any shape or duplicate a profile exactly for woodworking or tile flooring/linoleum installation where you want to replicate the shape of moldings or match cut outs around door casings and pipes
  • PERFECT PROFILES- 3" (76mm) deep fingers will measure profiles up to 1-1/4" (32mm) precisely record the cross-sectional shape of a surface
  • EXTRA LENGTH- 10” gauge is ideal for woodworking, linoleum installation, ceramic tile installation or any job where contour duplication is essential. Two tools can be combined when 20” base is needed
  • DURABLE- Made from tough, durable plastic that will not scratch the original finish of the shape being duplicated or rust
  • EASY TO USE AND STORE- Simply press the tool’s teeth onto a shape and trace. Four magnets on the back allow for easy storage.

Specifications:

Graduations: Every 8th of an inch and quarter centimeter

Dimensions: 10 in.

  • Manufacturer
    General Tools and Instruments

Product questions

  • George Davis
    04/01/2019, 04:47 PM

    On the No.833 model, what is the release for and how do you use it?

    Administrator
    04/01/2019, 05:12 PM

    There isn't an actual release. The tool uses friction to hold the shape. To reset you just push the pins back out to either side.