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Good Monday Morning Patriot Woodworkers! September 11, 2023


John Morris

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:angry: The bottom bolt is playing dirty it's now worn off to a point that I can't get anything to grip to it. <_<

 

:unsure: Not looking good at trying to drill out that 6mm bolt from where it's at without having to drop the engine cradle etc. :wacko:

 

:ChinScratch: So after a bit of :PullingHair: it's time to play even dirtier. :Tapping:

 

:WonderScratch: What's dirtier you're wondering.  :huh:

 

:throbbinghead:

How about using a hollow end mill around the broken off bolt and removing just enough of the aluminum housing to get a grip on it and then use a spacer to replace what I removed after I get it out? ;)

 

Now I'm just waiting for that hollow end mill I ordered. :Tapping:

 

I'm also replacing those bolts with studs just in case I ever have to change that :ArguingSmileys:switch again. :DevilLaughing:

 

Edited by Larry Buskirk
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