If you feel resistance, slowly pull it back out to clean the tap and then continue. Originally Posted by Dcuda69.
I'm making battery trap mounts and esc mount out of aluminum plates. Originally Posted by panek33. Originally Posted by jimbo74.
The tap is a M4 x. Not only for making custom parts on rcs, but for other applications that may require this type of work. Originally Posted by GeneralPede01. A hobby store I think would be more likely to find that sometimes becauce of it's size.
Or would it be better to use a 30 for the 3mm and 40 for the 4mm since their closer to the tolerance? And also, if tapping a blind hole a hole that doesn't go fully through the part be sure to take your tap out and clean it every so often. Let's say you want a M4 x 0. What size drill bit and tap do I need in order to make threaded holes for those screws. The time now is 11: You are correct on the number side of drill bits; but lowes, ace, and Home Depot will not have those.
You can use a 30 drill bit to tap a M4 x. Having trouble figuring out what size tap and drill bit to use. All times are GMT -5. Best bet is to just order the numbered drills or use the fractional drills. I looked at the charts, but kinda confused me.
I work at a machine shop so if needed im sure I can get other help lol. To get a standard drill that would fit, look back at all the decimal points under "decimal equivalents"... Whats good my man? I had looked at those charts last night, but they confused me and after reading paneks reply I feel like a fool because the chart is pretty straight forward in telling you what you need lol.
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