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Dave Jones 123/07/2009 22:38:28
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I just had a quick question, I need to make some 6 ba screws and I was wondering if there was any tips on how to make the thread reach the head of the screw.  Is there such a thing as a die without a taper? or do the threads have to be cut in a lathe?
Thanks guys
Dave
keithmart23/07/2009 22:52:20
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Hi

 

Most dies only have a taper on one side so they can be reversed to get pretty close to the screw head.

 

Regards

 

Keith

 

Leeds uk

Dave Jones 123/07/2009 22:54:59
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how stupid do i feel now!!!! thanks for that!

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