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5/8-20 bolts?


Hello, I am restoring a '59 Mead Speedcat mini crawler loader and I need to replace a couple of...

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Old 12-22-2010, 03:27 PM
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Thanks again for all the responses- I like this forum
I looked again for an hour and then went to ebay and bought a die for $12 + 2.49 for freight. Now I need to find long bolts (with the proper size un-threaded shank) to use the die on.

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Glad you found what you needed.
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Larry - Did you ever get your bolt situation taken care of?

Dave
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Default Re: 5/8-20 bolts?

I like the heli coil to 5/8 18 idea.
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Default Re: 5/8-20 bolts?

just fyi,
you might want to try www.boltdepot.com located in mass.
any quantity,great prices,great service and of course, friendly.
good luck
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I like the heli coil to 5/8 18 idea.
IMHO, that's not the way to do it.

Mel
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Default Re: 5/8-20 bolts?

5/8-20 is a male pipe thread.
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Default Re: 5/8-20 bolts?

Never heard of 5/8" pipe or pipe that was 20 tpi. You saying straight pipe?
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Default Re: 5/8-20 bolts?

There is a Unified Thread Series 20 TPI ANSI B1.1 All sizes are 20 tpi. An interesting website http://www.gewinde-normen.de/en/index.html
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It must have really annoying before the unified thread standards every once in a while you run across some of these weird old threads
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Another source for taps and dies will be Anich tool in florida. Talk to Ed.
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