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  • Bob Loesch
    I love my HF tools, but taps and dies from them one MUST be wary of! I bought a set like the one described, and found that the rake on the taps had been
    Message 1 of 43 , Apr 2, 2003
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      I love my HF tools, but taps and dies from them one MUST be wary of! I
      bought a set like the one described, and found that the rake on the taps
      had been ground on the WRONG side of the flute! Must have been done for
      'backward cutting of inside-out left-hand threads'...

      At 05:17 AM 3/27/2003 -0000, roylowenthal wrote:
      > HF has a full SAE & Metric set for $20!
      >http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=37168
      > I've been using the Sneers & Rareback stubbies since they came out
      >a couple of years ago. They're almost addictive! Except for
      >breaking loose or final tightening, there's enough leverage in a much
      >handier wrench.
      >
      >Roy


      Regards,
      Cuckoobob, in beautiful Lake County, California, USA

      Cuckoobob's (more than just Cuckoo) Clocks, 707-272-7070

      I buy (too often), sell (too seldom), repair (too few),
      and collect (too many) cuckoo clocks

      NAWCC 140818
      http://www.cuckoobob.com
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    • roylowenthal
      Um, the link is for a set of short pattern combination wrenches. Roy ... of! I ... taps ... done for ... itemnumber=37168 ... out ... much
      Message 43 of 43 , Apr 2, 2003
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        Um, the link is for a set of short pattern combination wrenches.

        Roy
        --- In mlathemods@yahoogroups.com, Bob Loesch <rrloesch@j...> wrote:
        > I love my HF tools, but taps and dies from them one MUST be wary
        of! I
        > bought a set like the one described, and found that the rake on the
        taps
        > had been ground on the WRONG side of the flute! Must have been
        done for
        > 'backward cutting of inside-out left-hand threads'...
        >
        > At 05:17 AM 3/27/2003 -0000, roylowenthal wrote:
        > > HF has a full SAE & Metric set for $20!
        > >http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?
        itemnumber=37168
        > > I've been using the Sneers & Rareback stubbies since they came
        out
        > >a couple of years ago. They're almost addictive! Except for
        > >breaking loose or final tightening, there's enough leverage in a
        much
        > >handier wrench.
        > >
        > >Roy
        >
        >
        > Regards,
        > Cuckoobob, in beautiful Lake County, California, USA
        >
        > Cuckoobob's (more than just Cuckoo) Clocks, 707-272-7070
        >
        > I buy (too often), sell (too seldom), repair (too few),
        > and collect (too many) cuckoo clocks
        >
        > NAWCC 140818
        > http://www.cuckoobob.com
        > mailto:Bob@c...
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