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    Re: Mirror adjustment tools
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2017 Sep 26, 22:36 -0400
    Hien 

    There are socket wrenches for square nuts!  Try searching for "square nut sockets".

    Much more likely candidates will be "8 point" sockets.  These are readily available and most probably in your required size.

    Please measure across the diagonal (for and along one flat side, obtaining two separate measurements and share those dimensions.

    We should also take care to know the inner diameter of the circular surround, but the socket can always be ground down to fit inside the circle.

    Brad








    On Sep 26, 2017 10:15 PM, "Hien Thanh Nguyen" <NoReply_Nguyen@fer3.com> wrote:
    Got it Greg. The Alan wrench method worked like a charm. My WP Sextant is working good now. The C Plath Sextant with the square head is a still problem. I hope that Frank can 3d print the tool soon ;)

    Thanks
    Hien

    On Sep 26, 2017 7:00 PM, "Greg Rudzinski" <NoReply_Rudzinski@fer3.com> wrote:

    Hien,

    The W&P looks like a C.Plath Navistar Classic actually . The C&P is different but does share some parts. The 1.5 mm hex should still be a fit for the W & P. Worth a gamble.

    Greg Rudzinski

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