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Shoe Sticks Repairer

Tend peening machines to flatten ends of metal pins.

What does a Shoe Sticks Repairer do?

Tends peening machine to flatten ends of metal pins inserted in holes in shoe sticks: Positions pin in fixture on machine anvil and aligns hole in shoe stick over pin. Depresses pedal to start reciprocating ram that hammers protruding end of pin over securing pin to attach pin to shoe stick. Straightens bent pins in stick by tapping them with hammer, using steel block for backing. Verifies straightness by trial-fitting last onto pins.