A gauge consisting of a number of thin blades of calibrated thickness used for measuring narrow gaps or clearances.
- Then someone pulls out a feeler gauge and measures the gaps and flushness.
- The paper test involves standing on top of the skis while the ski technician uses a feeler gauge or fitting card under the ski to determine if the ski fits properly.
- Check planters with finger pickups for wear on the back plate and brush (use a feeler gauge to check tension on the fingers, then tighten them correctly).
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