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Tap for Danger Den FB (Fat Boy) G 1/4 Fittings

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What tap do I use for threading holes for these barbs?

Links would be appreciated.

Large Bore 0.400" (10.1mm) for 1/2" fittings

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The threads are standard G1/4
http://www.amazon.com/G1-Parallel-British-Standard-Pipe/dp/B007GW1JWS
http://www.mcmaster.com/#8328a22/=111hzzl
post #3 of 7
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Thank you!

I found a tap and two dies for a total of $11.29 (delivered) on eBay.

I'm just threading cast acrylic so those should be OK.
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don't forget you need a 11.2mm drill bit to cleanly tap those holes
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27/64ths?

Edited by billbartuska - 2/8/16 at 7:14pm
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post #6 of 7
27/64 can work but you will be using the tap to cut out a lot more material and since it's cast acrylic you'll want to keep the tap cool so it doesn't crack the acrylic a spray bottle with soapy water should do the trick.
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27/64 can work but you will be using the tap to cut out a lot more material and since it's cast acrylic you'll want to keep the tap cool so it doesn't crack the acrylic a spray bottle with soapy water should do the trick.
Thanks. I'll do that.
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