Supplement to the geared-drills type studies
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Outboard gear wipers as practiced by

 Millers Falls (upper) on their No.98
and by
Goodell-Pratt (lower) on their No.5-1/2:

But see also the enigma of the Millers Falls No.104 drill.

Millers Falls No.98:
The bent wiper is clamped in a slot cut in the malleable-iron frame.
Goodell-Pratt No.5-1/2:
The flat wiper is fastened to a shoulder machined into the malleable-iron frame.