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    #16
    Originally posted by Asteroid View Post
    I'm surprised more of you aren't familiar with EDM (spark erosion) . It's the correct way to deal with broken hardened material like taps and drills. It'll cleanly remove the hardened material without taking out too much around it, then allowing simple thread repair. This is standard stuff for machinists.
    I was going to suggest this but I did t think it was that common.

    the overall cost of fixing this head would be more than a good second hand one.
    Turns out, far too much has been written about great men and not nearly enough about morons


    Originally posted by seedyrom
    my neighbours called the cops...... not because of the sound of me working in the garage was too loud, but because i taped a cardboard box to my back, covered my self in vaseline and pretended i was a snail on their lawn

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      #17
      Yep - the plan is to shelve this motor now & just use the other one.

      This one can still be harvested for some spares if need be so isn't a complete bust....
      don't ask to ride my bike and i won't ask if i can shag your missus

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