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Old 07-17-2004, 10:55 PM
Eskimo Eskimo is offline
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Originally posted by leathermang
Thanks Eskimo, I am sure those are good reference sites....I have the charts in my metal working books...
It is only when they throw in the UNcommon pitch that things get bad.... there was one on VW's which was that way.... why they did that I will never figure out...
I figured it was taking coals to Newcastle to tell you how to figure the pitch of a thread, but I figured that somebody might find it useful. If it's handy, I'll always use a thread pitch gauge anyway, but I've counted threads in a pinch, too.

Do glance over the technical index at Maryland Metrics some time, though - you might find something interesting - "Using USA Coin Measures As Emergency Measurement Tools" ? I have purchased from them, too, when I needed some British Standard taps and dies.
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