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Threaded End or Using a Die To Thread a 2MM Brass Rod

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  • Threaded End or Using a Die To Thread a 2MM Brass Rod

    Hi all, I need to secure or make a M2, isometric thread, coarse (standard), clockwise (standard), parallel brass rod. Only the end of the rod needs be threaded to screw into a prop.
    Any help or sources will be appreciated greatly! Could possibly use a Stainless Steel Rod as well?

  • #2
    2mm bicycle spokes.
    DIVE IN! Go on, go on, go on, go on, GO ON! http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk

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    • #3
      Andy, that is a cool suggestion......bicycle spoke.
      If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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      • #4
        In had heard of that, but unsure of what threading they have, i.e. isometric, coarse.
        Also need a M3, standard thread, coarse (standard), clockwise (standard), parallel rod...... any ideas? I can have one made from a 4MM rod...... but would need a 4MM to 3MM coupler.

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        • #5
          According to the Park Tool website, the typical 2mm spoke has a 2.2mmx56TPI thread. This converts to a 2.2mmx0.

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          • #6
            Thanks Andy & Bob

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            • #7
              The alternative is to cut your own threads, Easy enough to get them parallel if you have a lathe or bench drill.
              DIVE IN! Go on, go on, go on, go on, GO ON! http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk

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              • #8
                Here's the easy way out:
                https://www.harbormodels.com/rab30000.html

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                • #9
                  Exactly Bob! Nick @ harbormodels said cannot help with the M3 unless I can use it on a 4mm diameter shaft, if so, he can have his metal guy shear it down and thread it M3. Whatever length I need.

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                  • #10
                    Sorry, man- I saw what I wanted to see!

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                    • #11
                      No, what you saw is an option, and I need 3mm one as well which he can manufacture for me.

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