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    Default Cummins Dial Indicator

    I wasn't sure where to ask this question but I picked up 2 of these for very cheap - they felt very well made - I was curious if anyone knows who the actual manufacturer is? It looks like you can still by them from Cummins and resellers - but I can't find any info on who makes them. There is some small script on the front that says Made in England.

    Thank you all!

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    I doubt they are anything too fancy.

    They are likely part of a tool set to measure injector timing position.

    As they are in inches they would be for a very old engine.

    Everything Cummins has made since the early 80's has had timing specs in metric (not like you can't convert, but they supply direct reading indicators).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garwood View Post
    I doubt they are anything too fancy.

    They are likely part of a tool set to measure injector timing position.

    As they are in inches they would be for a very old engine.

    Everything Cummins has made since the early 80's has had timing specs in metric (not like you can't convert, but they supply direct reading indicators).
    Yep - agreed on all fronts - they do however feel amazing compared to my cheap craftsman

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    Not the same company that makes Diesel engines . Cummins tools are a different company

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlane View Post
    Not the same company that makes Diesel engines . Cummins tools are a different company
    It is the same company.

    That is a Cummins engine co logo. It's actually their modern logo too so I'm probably wrong about the age of these. They would be for an old design engine, but made in the past 20 years or so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garwood View Post
    It is the same company.
    I could be wrong about this but I imagine that Cummins buys these from someone else, and has their name put on the faceplate

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmanuelGoldstein View Post
    I could be wrong about this but I imagine that Cummins buys these from someone else, and has their name put on the faceplate
    Of coarse they do. That's what I said in post 2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmanuelGoldstein View Post
    I could be wrong about this but I imagine that Cummins buys these from someone else, and has their name put on the faceplate
    Yeah... I was kind of hoping someone would know who that was!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garwood View Post
    Of coarse they do. That's what I said in post 2.
    What language did you say it in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by awander View Post
    What language did you say it in?
    It was the white font he used.

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    I was having a hard time reading the original post so I ran it through one of those online translators and here is what it said:

    "I got a great deal (?) on these two dial indicators which in no instance could have a value over $200. They say 'Cummins' on them which has a great deal of panache what with it's association with my Ram truck which has a Cummins diesel engine and 3"-to-6" exhaust tip and no muffler at all. I'm rather excited over the whole affair and thought I would post a meaningless question over them so as to gloat in public."

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    Quote Originally Posted by awander View Post
    What language did you say it in?
    Well, at least I think I was thinking it while I wrote what I did.

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    If they are made in England ,they will be "Mercer",at least 5 jewell ,and rather expensive ,to buy new ,and even more expensive as a C branded bit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garwood View Post
    ...It is the same company.

    That is a Cummins engine co logo. It's actually their modern logo too so I'm probably wrong about the age of these...
    Exactly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GregSY View Post
    I was having a hard time reading the original post so I ran it through one of those online translators and here is what it said:

    "I got a great deal (?) on these two dial indicators which in no instance could have a value over $200. They say 'Cummins' on them which has a great deal of panache what with it's association with my Ram truck which has a Cummins diesel engine and 3"-to-6" exhaust tip and no muffler at all. I'm rather excited over the whole affair and thought I would post a meaningless question over them so as to gloat in public."
    I paid $10/each and they appear to be accurate - as I noted in a later reply, they work/feel a lot better than my existing Craftsman version! I was hoping to find some more info on how they were made - looks like someone thinks they are Mercer brand so I'll investigate there.


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