And Now for the Twin

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Mike Rometer
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Re: And Now for the Twin

Post by Mike Rometer » Mon May 18, 2020 3:42 pm

I have eventually got round to clearing the decks and grinding the slide-bars. As suspected, I beat the tolerance of the manufactured material with exact size, i.e. NO tolerance at all!
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Their size was no better than (quoted) 0/+0.002" thickness x 0/+0.008" width.

Just wondering whether to heat treat them or leave them raw.
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