Fork Threading Set

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  1. sandman

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    Broke down and won this on Ebay . Tired of looking for forks with right steering tube length . None of shops around here have these . At $ 50 I figured it won't take but a few bikes to pay for itself and this thing is built like a tank . Can't wait to show it to my bike junk man !
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  2. MattiThundrrr

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    That'll get it done!
     
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  3. kingfish254

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    I've always wanted to get one of those too. Do you have a link?
     
  4. sandman

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    This was a used one from stephesawtell0 he was asking $ 75 or best offer . We settled at $ 50 plus frt .
     
  5. Phil Fink

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    Great deal, handle with 2 dies!
    The 1-26 should work with old Westfields and maybe Raleighs.
    1-24 for most others.
    Don't recall ever seeing the 26tpi offered as new - or used.
     
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  6. dropstep

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    I just paid 22 bucks to hve one fork threaded so yeah that set should pay for itself fast
     
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  7. horsefarmer

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    It's important that the die shown and hopefully also the die in the holder, are adjustable so you can have control over how much they cut and resulting thread size and fit. :thumbsup:
     
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  8. sandman

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    I have never used one of these so I watched a couple short clips .
    The way I understand it , the set screws on the side of the cup set how deep you cut . Thanks for the heads up .
     
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  9. RustyGold

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    Is there a set screw on the dies themselves? If so, that is what you should use to make the thread larger (for an initial pass). The screws on the outside of the holder are to keep the die from rotating.
     
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  10. sandman

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    Hard to explain . There is indentations on both sides of the slit
    on the dies . So in theory not only do the set screws hold the die
    in place but as you tighten the set screws it closes the slit more .
     
  11. RustyGold

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    I get it...I just don't like this type of adjustable die...
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    ...I prefer this type (/w integrated set screw)...
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    Jason
     
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  12. The Renaissance Man

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    Great price!
     
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