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Re: Clutching at straws
« Reply #15 on: 20.05. 2019 00:53 »

 
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     ...(admission time#1;- It's tapped with unf thread ) *shh*


at least it wasn't metric *bash*

  It was a long time ago, before I knew about metric, but 6mm is probably closer to BSC than unf anyway (least I think it's unf- better check sometime)
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Re: Clutching at straws
« Reply #16 on: 20.05. 2019 09:37 »
But don't use a 6mm to replace 1/4 - it's a smaller diameter and will strip. If I get a gearlever that won't clamp tight, I use a nut on the bolt end to gain a little extra purchase. High tensile bolts are required here.
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Re: Clutching at straws
« Reply #17 on: 20.05. 2019 10:11 »

 
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But don't use a 6mm to replace 1/4 - it's a smaller diameter and will strip......

 Obvious- was just making a flippant observation that may work in an emergency
Started building in about 1977/8 a on average '52 A10 -built from bits 'n pieces never resto intended -maybe 'personalised'
Have a '74 850T Moto Guzzi since '92-best thing I ever bought doesn't need a kickstart 'cos it bump starts sooooooooo(mostly) easy
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