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by Ianick
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: tap and Die
Replies: 29
Views: 6430
Canada

Re: tap and Die

I bought a little Ace-Hanson tap kit about 50 years ago - machine thread from 4-40 to 1/4-20 with drill bits and a little "T" handle. As the years went by, I picked up taps and dies as I needed them - onesie-twosies at the local hardware store. They're all Ace Hanson or Irwin. Today I own a complete...
by Ianick
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine frames.
Replies: 22
Views: 4792
Canada

Re: Engine frames.

Nickel Bronze gas-welding was developed to keep aircraft built from thin wall tubing from shaking themselves apart and falling out of the sky. Those manufacturers that still use that technique believe they are providing a better product by doing so. It is certainly not cheaper or quicker. Cheers, wh...