Author Topic: modifid tap handle  (Read 1405 times)

Offline krv3000

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modifid tap handle
« on: October 19, 2015, 10:38:54 PM »
hi all did this at the week end I needed a long tap handle the chuck type I have one but was to long and the standard one was to short so I made one in-between the bottom part I think I got from the booty sum time back so I got sum bare turned dawn the od to 11.5 mm the same size as the bottom bit then marked out where the hole  wood be then set it up on me pillar drill drilled it out to 5.8 mm then reemd it 6 mm once that was dun I put it back in the lathe and drilled 8mm hole in the bottom then turned dawn the taping head top to fit the hole then turned dawn the rest of the stock to 11.5 by 100mm long then with Bering fit I put the two together and lind the  two hols up then made a pin to lock the two together then riveted the heds  then direst them dawn to match the shaft then settled on the over all length drilled 5.8mm then reemd 6mm for the bare drilled the top for a m4 grub screw all dun right pics     
« Last Edit: October 19, 2015, 10:43:23 PM by krv3000 »

Offline b.lindsey

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Re: modifid tap handle
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2015, 11:36:05 PM »
Look like a good solution to your issue krv. Well done.

« Last Edit: October 19, 2015, 11:53:15 PM by b.lindsey »

Offline Bearcar1

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Re: modifid tap handle
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2015, 12:40:04 AM »
Yes, well done indeed.  :ThumbsUp: 


Offline rudydubya

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Re: modifid tap handle
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2015, 03:16:08 AM »
Nice job Bob.


Offline ths

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Re: modifid tap handle
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2015, 11:42:23 AM »
Looks the goods! Hugh.