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    Hex Dies vs. Round Dies

    Quote Originally Posted by Christophe Mineau View Post
    Hi, nice, build !
    Just one question, why did you go for an octagonal interior shape ?
    With your CNC, you could have cut it round ?
    Hex dies are solid, typically 're-threading tools' in #2 class of fit. There are solid round dies of unknown origin, likely for the same purpose, in a more friendly pattern.

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