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4690Re: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: 1-2-3 Blocks

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  • Harvey White
    Nov 5 10:09 AM
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      On Sat, 5 Nov 2005 08:53:19 -0800, you wrote:

      >I was wondering because 9mm I think is about .355 inch or so and 3/8 is 375 inch.
      >I think I would get a new 3/8" tap and run it down the holes to clean them up and be done with it. Get the tap from a macine supply shop not the local hardware store. Of course the tap might cost more than the 123 block set.

      You're welcome to try that, of course, but I suspect that the entire
      block's surface is hardened, and the tap will not work at all.


      >Or get an adjustable die and run it over the bolts and adjust the size smaller a little at a time until the bolts fit the holes. The die you could get at the local hardware store.

      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Radish
      > To: GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 3:23 PM
      > Subject: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: 1-2-3 Blocks
      > --- In GrizHFMinimill@yahoogroups.com, "Joe Taylor" <jtlr@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Are you sure they are not 9mm.
      > > Joe
      > There are NOT many 9mm bolts available of the shelf, it is just not a
      > commercially available size. If you think it's 9mm, well, you'll just
      > have to make 'em.
      > radish
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