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On Aug 16, 2005, at 11:38 AM, Candi Anderson wrote:

Anyone out there know if I can have a 1" square rod turned down to a
standard thread (UNC) 1" diameter rod?
In theory, yes, because the basic major diameter of a 1-8 UNC thread is 1 inch. In practice the bar is not likely to be exactly 1 inch an a side or a perfect square. Also in practice, it's an awful lot cheaper to buy threaded or upset rod and more reliable if the threads are rolled than if they're cut.

Christopher Wright P.E. |"They couldn't hit an elephant at
chrisw(--nospam--at)   | this distance" (last words of Gen.
.......................................| John Sedgwick, Spotsylvania 1864)

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