Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 91, Issue 51

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Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:23:36 -0400
From: "John S. Allen" <>
In-Reply-To: <>
Subject: Re: [CR] Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 91, Issue 51

I just did a little work on this page, which may be useful:

At 05:24 AM 7/19/2010, wrote:
>Message: 7
>Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 17:04:11 -0700
>From: Jon Spangler <>
>Subject: [CR] Info on bike taps for non-machinists?
>To: Dale Brown <>
>Message-ID: <>
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>Dear Bob and all,
>Not being a machinist, and being easily confused by "hybrid" (Metric
>+ SAE specs) sizing on threadings like 10MM x 26 TPI, I am lost when
>Bob mentions a
>"full roll" tap. A brief Google search gave me some
>not-quite-applicable machinist references, plus listings for Spinal
>Tap (definitely OFF-topic)
>and other distractions.
>Are there any good basic (simple enough for a home bike mechanic to
>comprehend) references about taps and threadings (mostly Metric in my case)
>that would not go too far into the "weeds" of production machining, CNC, etc.?
>For example, is there an all-metric sizing equivalent of 10 MM x 26 TPI?
>Jon Spangler

John S. Allen

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