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An item of various cross-sectional shapes which may be of solid or hollow construction. It is specifically designed for attachment to a lever(s) and/or control(s) to actuate various remote mechanisms. It is one of the following: (1) A one-piece item with or without eyes and/or holes in each end which may have bushings or bearings pressed in the eyes; (2) A one-piece item with both ends processed for terminations, excluding threaded end(s); (3) A two-piece construction type item consisting of a body with both ends processed for terminations and a single end attachment; or (4) A three-piece construction type item consisting of a body and two end attachments. Excludes internal combustion engine type piston connecting rods; DRAG LINK, STEERING; LINK, ANCHOR, BRAKE SHOE; TIE ROD, STEERING; and TURNBUCKLE. For cylindrical shaped externally threaded items without end attachments, see ROD, THREADED END and STUD (as modified).
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A45 TUBULAR SHANK