Socket head cap screws

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Re: Socket head cap screws

Post by BigDumbDinosaur » Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:02 pm

SteveM wrote:
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The Cubit was defined as the distance from the edge of your elbow to your longest finger.
Imagine if Wilt Chamberlain had been around when it was decided that's how big a cubit would be. :D
The ark would have been a LOT bigger.

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I saw Chamberlain when he was with the Harlem Globetrotters. I swear the guy's hands were as big as dinner plates. :shock:
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Re: Socket head cap screws

Post by earlgo » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:14 am

While continuing my project using the #12 screws, I looked in another of my dad's tap boxes and found 4 more #12 taps: 2 #12-24 plug taps and 2 #12-24 spiral point taps marked on the shank 'lock thread'. Then I found a #14-24 plug tap and another marked #14-28. Definitely not the same as the #14-20 that I found at the ACE hardware.
Too bad I can't ask where and why he had them. Oh, and finding #14 screws is an exercise in futility, at least in NE Ohio.
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Re: Socket head cap screws

Post by liveaboard » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:33 am

Be happy; all I inherited from my dad was debt.

Ok; to be fair, I did also inherit a set of craftsman metric taps + dies, which were quite good quality.
Unfortunately lost during a continental residence shift.

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Re: Socket head cap screws

Post by GlennW » Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:08 pm

earlgo wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:14 am
Oh, and finding #14 screws is an exercise in futility, at least in NE Ohio.
They should be right there on the same shelf with the 1/2-12 bolts.
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Re: Socket head cap screws

Post by earlgo » Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:52 am

Thanks Glenn, I never thought to look there for the #14 screws. :shock:
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