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Old 28-04-2006, 11:53 AM   #1
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Helicoils

If you have be reading my recent posts on the jackplate you will know what I've been doing this last week.
This is a link to a UK supplier of all The UNF & UNC sizes that you might need on ya Merc outboard for helicoiling.

http://www.afscaparo.com/default.aspx

Bookmark it, you may need it in a couple of years
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Old 29-04-2006, 10:19 PM   #2
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I'm not familiar with the repair you are performing, but a "Keensert" is a much better thread repair system.http://www.newmantools.com/kee.htm
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Old 30-04-2006, 12:32 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by waybomb
I'm not familiar with the repair you are performing, but a "Keensert" is a much better thread repair system...
The difference being, helicoils are stainless steel.

You might wish to restate your case.
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Old 30-04-2006, 02:09 AM   #4
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You can buy SS keenserts.
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Old 30-04-2006, 10:53 AM   #5
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