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Forum topic by 3285jeff posted 12-15-2015 11:48 AM 621 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-15-2015 11:48 AM

I have the beall 1×8 tap but would like to find the die that matches,,,can anyone help


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#1 posted 12-15-2015 03:22 PM

McMaster-carr has anything and everything

-- 'Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.' - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 12-15-2015 03:32 PM

Sorry didn ‘t read your post closly enough on my first reply.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#3 posted 12-17-2015 05:00 PM

Ebay, seriously. You’ll likely pay a mint from a retail store. All my big taps/dies have been bought on ebay, they were all new, overstock or clearance, good brands, some American, some foreign, never paid over $10 shipped for any of them.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 12-17-2015 06:00 PM

The Beall tap is for threading wood and I think jeff is after the mating die (actually called a thread box if I’m not mistaken) which is pricey. Ebay’s a good bet Jeff, a good deal is not. Sorry but as far as I’ve seen, wooden threading is a costly endeavor!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#5 posted 12-18-2015 07:31 PM

If you are looking to thread wood, use a 1×8 nut. I’ve had luck filing a few grooves perpendicular to the threads and using the “grooved” nut to cut threads on hard woods.

-- Grant Wilkinson, Ottawa ON

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