The area of the pipe that connects the bowl to the stem or mouthpiece. Diamond Shank: A shank that is diamond in shape in respect to the bowl. Oval Shank: A shank that is oval in shape in respect to the bowl. Square Shank: A shank that is square in shape in respect to the bowl.
trunk, bar, rod, stem
Lead rope or "stud" chain. Also the arm extending from the mouthpiece of a curb bit to where the reins attach. Pressure on these reins exerts leverage.
The rectangular main body of the type. Also known as the stem.
The part of a bit that fits into a tool's collet or chuck.
the stem of the drill bit which is inserted in the chuck
The vertical stem of the anchor.
The part of the pipe that joins the bowl and the stem
In an anchor, the straight section between the chain attachment and the flukes.