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6 months 4 days ago #9793 by deangelo54
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Good suggestion. McMaster-Carr looks like a very interesting vendor.

Along with the rocket kit I bought the LOC 38 to 29mm adapter. I can use that along with the threaded inserts and clips for positive engine retention.

Thanks for getting back to me.

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6 months 2 days ago #9795 by deangelo54
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I drilled two 3/16 holes 180 degrees apart in the aft CR, centered between the OD and ID. The first threaded insert went in fine. The second hole gave me a hard time but after breaking four of them, I finally got it in. The inserts are made of brass. They have these tabs/notch so that you can get a screw driver to screw the inserts into the hole. Where as the brass is soft, a lot of times one of the tabs will break off. Maybe I should get a tap to make threads into the CR?

Does anyone know where I can get steel inserts that take 6-32 screws?

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6 months 2 days ago #9796 by KennB
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deangelo54 wrote: Does anyone know where I can get steel inserts that take 6-32 screws?


www.mcmaster.com/90973A035

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6 months 1 day ago #9797 by deangelo54
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Thanks for the link. I considered using that type of T nut but I am looking for an insert where the inner thread is 6-32 and the outside has a course thread that screws into a 3/16 hole.

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6 months 21 hours ago - 6 months 21 hours ago #9798 by deangelo54
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www.mcmaster.com/90016a007
I found the above part on the McMaster-Carr site.

This one is made of steel. Are plywood centering rings considered hardwood?
www.mcmaster.com/95807a420
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