4690Re: [GrizHFMinimill] Re: 1-2-3 Blocks
- Nov 5 10:09 AMOn Sat, 5 Nov 2005 08:53:19 -0800, you wrote:
>Radish,You're welcome to try that, of course, but I suspect that the entire
>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.
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.
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