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Fab gurus, tapping tube, help me refresh my memory

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, May 24, 2004.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Its been a while since I dealt with drilling and tapping anything so here it goes. If I want to tap a piece of tube to accept a 3/4-16 rod end, what size should the interior of the tube be? 3/4"? I can't remember this for the life of me.
     
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    thedrip 1/2 ton status

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    a quick flip through my fabricators pocket book, and I got 11/16"
     
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    84_Chevy_K10 Banned

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    Have you read the side of your tap? Usually it will have drill size printed on it (stamped into it).
     
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    don't have the taps, don't have a tap set, will have to borrow that stuff. I only ever use taps to clean up threads.
     
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    As stated before, 11/16".
     
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