Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Tue Jan 22, 2019 8:43 am

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 22 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3
Author Message
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:05 pm 
retrobike rider
retrobike rider
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:42 pm
Posts: 2204
Location: milton keynes
Couldn't you just get them painted or electroplated gold

 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:43 pm 
Old School Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:06 pm
Posts: 4861
Location: Herts UK
Bobzilla wrote:
eastsidebikes wrote:
Bolts are best specified by outside diameter of thread x thread pitch. Thread pitch for metric bolts is how many mm between threads.

I thought it was the depth of the threa rather than the distance between. So for internal threads you can measure the internal hole (including the thread) and then take an educated guess, so if your hole is metric and 8.75mm wide, its going to be an M10x1.25 thread. Useful if you can get a verier caliper or a hole guage in, but not a thread guage. Just measure it accurately.

no, it is the pitch - you would need to look up the ISO drawing or whatever but it so happens, either by coincidence or design, that the minor diameter i.e. the hole you would drill is more or less the same as the major diameter less the thread pitch.

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 22 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3

All times are UTC [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group