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Shank Tapper

Tend machines that screw bushing into shank of smoking pipes.

What does a Shank Tapper do?

Tends machine that screws bushing into shank of smoking pipe for use in connecting stem to shank: Places previously glued bushing on threaded projection of tapping machine and holds threaded end of shank against bushing until they are screwed together. Reverses machine to remove threaded projection from bushing.