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    Thread Gages (Training Wheels for a Newbie)

    A valuable skill is the ability to identify the thread size of bolts. But when you are first starting out, a gage is a handy assist. This article presents a few ideas on making your own gage.

    If you are interested, please see

    http://rick.sparber.org/TGTW.pdf


    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.


    Thanks,

    Rick

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    Rick,

    I can see where this design of thread gages would be very handy and much faster to use. Thanks for the posting.

    Paul

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    I have updated the article to include a tool for identifying nuts.
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    Thanks Rick! We've added your Nut Gage to our Measuring and Marking category, as well as to your builder page: Rick's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Thanks Rick! We've added your Thread Gage to our Measuring and Marking category, as well as to your builder page: Rick's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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