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ron vale 122/03/2021 11:55:38
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Is there anywhere that supplies files that are either 0.25in or 6mm thick

Am about to file the expansion link and liiftng link slots in the radius rod

Whilst the slotting is no problem, i need a file of that thickness to get the ends 'square'

Or is there a better way i am not aware of?

Grindstone Cowboy22/03/2021 12:05:12
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Quick look at Arc Euro reveals these, but there are no doubt other suppliers available.


Links to

Martin Kyte22/03/2021 12:29:09
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Grind up a triangular file so you have two safe edges either side of the active face maybe.

regards Martin

Edited By Martin Kyte on 22/03/2021 12:29:24

ron vale 122/03/2021 16:34:41
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Thanks Had a complete brainfart fort hem!!

^mm will be just the job

Mick Henshall22/03/2021 20:37:58
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Had a look at Arc's files, does the length given include the tang or just reter to the file's cutting section?

Mick 🇫🇴🇫🇴

Rod Renshaw22/03/2021 20:53:02
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Can't speak about Arc, but it is conventional to ignore the tang when measuring the length of a file.


Mick Henshall22/03/2021 20:58:23
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Thanks Rod, I am making the filing machine designed by Harold Hall an trying to work out the length of file needed

Mick 🇫🇴

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