Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Doc <>
Date: Wed Apr 3 19:14:23 2002

On Thu, 4 Apr 2002, Tony Duell wrote:

> > I personally have used a die for threading rod only once in the ~30 years over
> I've used small metric dies quite a few times for making custom
> screwposts for IEEE-488 connectors, etc. It's a pain to use a lathe to
> cut short, fine-pitch, threads unless you have to.

  Tony, I'm assuming you left off the tongue-in-cheek smiley.

Received on Wed Apr 03 2002 - 19:14:23 BST

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