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Using Cheap Acme Thread and homemade Acme Tap

Discussion in 'Original Phlatprinter MODIFICATIONS' started by kyyu, Jan 19, 2009.

  1. kyyu

    kyyu Active Member

    Trophy Points:
    I used the thin cutoff wheels for metal:
    http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/d ... number=771
    Dorsal said he used a hack saw, but there is no way I could do it that way. :shock:
    I held the thread in a bench vice with a towel for protection. And sprayed it down with water, to keep thing cool.

    You should be able to feel the play with you hand. A regular metal nut has alot. If you can't feel it, then it's pretty good for our needs.


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